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        09-08-2011, 01:18 AM
      #1
    Yearling
    Strange issue with flying changes

    I've been working on flying changes with my boy for about a month now. On the flat, he will anticipate the change, feel the shift in my body weight, and speed up. I quiet him down and simply ask for a simple change. My problem is, he almost acts upset when he knows I am going to ask for the change. We have tried cantering over a pole to help with the swap, as well as doing simple changes over and over and OVER.
    The strange thing about all this is, when we jump he has his changes down like a champ! I can't seem to wrap my head around the fact that he has amazing flying changes when we're jumping, and yet on the flat he acts like he has no clue what we're doing!!
    Any advice would be much appreciated!
         
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        09-08-2011, 01:33 AM
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    Trained
    If he's anticipating, then I would just not ask at all when he gets like that about it. Some horses just get bored with the schooling and the flat, that's how my gelding is. He just wants to jump and doesn't want all that boing flat stuff!
         
        09-08-2011, 03:14 AM
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    Green Broke
    I agree.

    Attempt to mix up your flat work a bit. Don't just do the same simple and same routine you do every day. You may find that your horses attitude towards flying changes or other work may change.
         
        09-09-2011, 12:41 PM
      #4
    Foal
    I love your signature btw SH, my mare bucks in her flying changes :/
         

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