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        08-28-2011, 08:06 AM
    Don't know what to do! :(

    Hi everyone...

    I have a 15 year old mare she is lovely natured but she is incredably mareish, for example whaen im riding her I can feel her nbunch up under neith me as if she is about to bomb off or or something like that. She also has a cataracs in 1 eye so she spooks at absolutly everything and I don't want to sound like a baby but she really scares me. Not only when I ride but just generally in the field or in the barn she can go from lovely calm angel to scary demon horse. Todayi gave her a bath and sh was fine and the as I brought her back into the barn she cantered off with me still holding on to the lead rope and then got into the field and started bucking, galloping, rodeoing and she really scared me I thought she was going to kick me in the head!

    I really don't know what to do with her weather to sell her to a loveing home that can get the best out of her or just to try and sort her out and just try and knock down this brick wall I keep crashing into.

    The thing is I willl get soo far with her and my confidence builds up then she does something that scares me or kniocks my confidensce then we are back to square 1! But when she isnt in a ''mood'' she is the sweetest most loving pony ever :(

    Anyone got any advise?
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        08-28-2011, 08:37 AM
    This mare has your number, knows that you are afraid of her, and knows that you are not her leader. How can she trust and follow you if you are nervous, scared, or unsure? Your horse does not respect you. She's not being "mareish," she's taking the role as leader.

    Hire a trainer to work with you and the mare, or sell.
        08-28-2011, 08:39 AM
    Okay thank you :)
        08-28-2011, 09:32 AM
    Green Broke
    I agree, the mare doesn't respect you. If you sell her you should get a few lessons, or a trainer, who can ensure that you handle a horse in a way that demands their respect, or this will happen again.
        08-28-2011, 11:56 AM
    What about a wee bit of Depo?

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