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    12-22-2012, 04:28 PM
  #1
Banned
Unhappy Rollkur

I need your oppinions on Rollkur, should I use it on my mare (Melba) or not xxx

Izzy xxx
     
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    12-22-2012, 04:50 PM
  #2
Banned
PLEASE help me guys
     
    12-22-2012, 04:55 PM
  #3
Trained
If you're asking this question then no, you should not.
Rolkur is not something to be played with lightly. Although I 100% don't feel that it is at all necessary to jam a horses head into its chest and make its nose become nearly parallel with the ground in rolkur, I do see and use the benefits of some work of low, deep and round (the true version in which the horse is ridde n very softly forward into a deeper outline to work different muscle groups, and occasionally to bring a spooky or naughty horses brain back into fear).
In either option, you need to be an experienced rider with a good feel. The fact that you asked this questions tells me that you are not.

My advice, get yourself a good instructor rather than trying to copy risky techniques to shortcut your mates training.
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    12-22-2012, 04:59 PM
  #4
Started
^^^ This.
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    12-22-2012, 05:42 PM
  #5
Foal
No.
Too short.
     
    12-22-2012, 07:35 PM
  #6
Trained
It could be a good way to ruin your horse.
     
    12-22-2012, 08:53 PM
  #7
Green Broke
Ditto everything that kayty said!
     
    12-22-2012, 08:55 PM
  #8
Green Broke
If you don't know enough about it to answer this question for yourself, you don't know enough about it to be considering using it.
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    12-24-2012, 09:01 AM
  #9
Green Broke
I don't know a thing about it so I just wiki'd it....

There is a ban against it. Seems to be a dark gray area and quite controversial so why would you consider it?
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    12-24-2012, 11:01 AM
  #10
Showing
Rolkur is the culmination of a lengthy process over a few years. As with everything else there are always those who attempt shortcuts.
     



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