Learning tricks
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Talk

Learning tricks

This is a discussion on Learning tricks within the Horse Talk forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        07-03-2011, 03:07 PM
      #1
    Green Broke
    Learning tricks

    So Gidget and I have been playing around and I was wondering how people begin to stand on their horse? I figured it would be painful with having your weight focused on one tiny area unless you were 100 or less.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        07-12-2011, 12:18 PM
      #2
    Foal
    In my oppinion, its not painful. I used to stand on my horses back and trot around..I have no idea how I did it.
    But it was fun. If you trust your horse and he/she trusts you, just (using a saddle at first) slowly work your self up..try on you knees first, then kind of stand with your knees bent and just work your way up. If you feel off balance try just holding the reins or grab a piece of mane. Once you feel comfortable, you should be ready to go! Using a bigger saddle is a lot easier then doing it bareback considering you will most likely slip bareback. After I did it the first time (on a trail ride! LOL) I was trotting down the trail, and he almost broke to a canter. It's a lot of fun once you get your balance point.
         
        07-12-2011, 04:51 PM
      #3
    Green Broke
    I was honestly out of my mind when I first did it lol I just stood up on Romeo's back. But nothing really bothers him so he didn't care.
         
        07-13-2011, 01:16 PM
      #4
    Banned
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Gidget    
    So Gidget and I have been playing around and I was wondering how people begin to stand on their horse? I figured it would be painful with having your weight focused on one tiny area unless you were 100 or less.
    The best way is a 3 step process

    First, write 2 + 2 = ? On a small piece of paper and put it in your pocket.

    Second, find a good strong concrete wall, stand about 30 feet away from it, lower your head by bending at the waist, and run at top speed until you make contact with the wall.

    Third, when you wake up, take the piece of paper out of your pocket and see if you can solve the equation. If you can't, then you have succeeded in losing your mind and are then ready to proceed to go stand on your horse...
         
        07-13-2011, 02:46 PM
      #5
    Yearling
    Stand in a saddle is my best advice. Or if your going to stand without one, do it without shoes. IMO most people like to stand on the flat part of the back right before the hip. Yet I have heard that doing this stands on their liver (I might be wrong) and causes pain.

    In the saddle I first stand son my knees in the saddle and then slowly stand up.

    Here is a short clip, look at 1:08 is where I suggest you stand. 1:13 is where I suggest you don't stand.


    I know I didn't, but Helmet please, and not on concrete! Stupid mistake on our part. We were fooling around, but I have seen plenty of people falling/bucked off their horses doing this.
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Less tricks, more tricks PLEASE?! Rissa Horse Pictures 6 11-12-2009 10:04 AM
    tricks :D savvylover112 Horse Training 6 09-01-2009 04:55 AM
    What Tricks Can Your Dog Do? ChingazMyBoy Other Pets 11 07-13-2009 02:36 PM
    Doing some tricks Voltigeur Horse Pictures 16 06-15-2009 05:46 AM
    Dog Tricks Small_Town_Girl Other Pets 21 09-13-2008 10:33 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:36 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0