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post #11 of 13 Old 01-19-2012, 07:26 PM Thread Starter
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You didn't hurt him, either physically or mentally, and it's unlikely that he'll act as bad next time.
That's good to know! I am hoping that if I am consistent, then he will pick up on the fact that rearing or hopping temper tantrums are not going to work. I sure wanted to let him return home and let him have his way so that he would stop that behavior, but especially because he acted up, I HAD to make him finish. This horse acts a lot like my two year old twins. ;)
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post #12 of 13 Old 01-19-2012, 07:33 PM
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It is possible to "pull his plug" (it takes a lot) but I seriously doubt with the amount of riding you did that was the issue. He just thought being a brat was going to solve his problem....which it didn't..good for you!
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post #13 of 13 Old 01-19-2012, 08:17 PM
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Yup, sounds like he was giving you his "opinion" about the situation. As he learns that you are in charge, he may still give his opinion , but it will be with less conviction.

Be the kind of woman that when your feet hit the floor each morning the devil says, "Oh crap, she's up!".
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