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        06-26-2012, 01:19 PM
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    Foal
    Question Going through the awful decission of selling my mare

    So I am a pretty inexperinced rider but I can handle a fairly stubborn horse but a bucking one I'm not so sure my 8yr old 14hh mare is super lazy and hates to lope yesterday I was trying to lope her and she bucked 3 times I fellofff on third one and now I'm considering selling her because I'm just to inexperienced to deal with a bucker. The tack isn't a problem and I'm not to heavy she is a stocky lil girl she is the sweetest thing at a walk or on the ground but you push her she pushes back... HARD my choices are to sell her and buy a confidence builder stay on and break my butt or send her to a trainer.
         
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        06-26-2012, 01:22 PM
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    Showing
    Send her to a trainer. She deserves a chance.
         
        06-26-2012, 01:28 PM
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    Yearling
    I agree send her to a trainer. If she still doesn't improve after YOU and the trainer work with her, sell her to someone more competent.
         
        06-26-2012, 01:28 PM
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    Green Broke
    If you don't have a trainer already get one.
    Kinda of wondering why you don't already have one since you stated in the first sentence that your an inexperienced rider... What ever the reason just go get one before you get hurt and before you make a unfair dessision to the horse.
    You both need training under an eperainced eye in a safe envoirment.
    Good luck :)
         
        06-26-2012, 01:32 PM
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    Showing
    Send her to a trainer that will work with both you and your horse, and think about riding lessons every so often! We don't take them to waste money or because we can't ride.. they do help. One never stops learning with a horse, including under saddle!
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        06-26-2012, 02:54 PM
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    Yearling
    Have you ruled out any physical reason she may be bucking? Does she buck only when you ask her to lope? I would probably rule out a pain issue as well as getting a trainer involved.
         
        06-26-2012, 03:00 PM
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    Green Broke
    If you like her (aside from the bucking) send her to a trainer. If you're not that happy with her anyway, sell her.
         
        06-26-2012, 03:02 PM
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    mls
    Trained
    Another option is to simply take her to a lesson. Let someone else determine if it's truly attitude or if you are giving her mixed signals and the mare is responding the best way she knows how.
         
        06-26-2012, 03:03 PM
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    Weanling
    First don't say you fell off you got bucked off. Makes you sound better. Falling off is bad and makes you sound like a very bad rider.
    I would find a trainer and see if they can work on her for bucking, But the trainer wont be able to fix the lazy. Some horses are lazy and that is the way they are if you want to faster more peppyer horse get a new one.
         

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