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    06-28-2010, 06:50 AM
Western horse gone English? Sort of...

My western gone English horse Jack, has a bad western habit. He holds his head down like a western pleasure horse! The reins are where they're suppose to be. Not too loose not too tight, I'm not sure what to do! Thanks!
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    06-28-2010, 08:50 AM
Holding his head down isn't a "bad" western habit, its a good one. And he does it because that's how he was trained.
    06-28-2010, 08:58 AM
Sorry, my bad. I meant bad now because he's english. Sorry!
    06-28-2010, 09:07 AM
Is it a AQHA or APHA? They are trained to keep their heads low while they move and are naturally built for it. Some other breeds might also have a naturally low headset because of their conformation.

Otherwise contact a trainer, they can usually fix that sort of "problem".

Hope I helped,
    06-28-2010, 09:17 AM
I've contacted my trainer. This thread can be closed now. Thank you.
    06-28-2010, 09:18 AM
You're welcome,
Pleased to have helped,

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