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    06-23-2012, 10:16 PM
Need Information on Newly Gelded Horse

Yes I have a 2 year old Newly Gelded horse, it has been 2 weeks, I now have learned it takes a month to be safe of him not being able to breed my mares. But what I am worried about is the aggression and the dominate behavior he is trying to take on. I have a 18 year old gelding that is the dominate Male up till now, but the little newly 2 year old and him got together and the 2 year old bit him hard on the neck, plus was charging him and chassing him, it seemed like for ever before the young horse let go of him, we got them separated and back in separate pastures now my poor older Gelding that was attacked by this little 2 year old that thinks he is still a stud is kind of scared now, I should say freaked out a little. Is this going to get better as the time go's on will the 2 year old calm down and stop acting so mean to wards him and trying to still his mares. I want them to be friends and be in the herd together, how do I do this.

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    06-23-2012, 10:22 PM
Green Broke
Have they ever been together in a pasture?
If not, (which is doesn't sound like theyve been pastured together before) they are going to quarrel and fire for awhile to establish who's the 'leader'

Completely normal.
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    06-23-2012, 10:23 PM
It sounds horrible, but as long as there is enough room that they can run away from each other, you really do just have to let them work it out themselves. If you are constantly separating them before they can sort out the heirachy, they will just keep trying when they are together. Once they have sorted it out, they will be fine.
    06-23-2012, 10:24 PM
They'll fuss for awhile. I think I would toss the 2 year old back in with the mares when the vet gives the go ahead. It's amazing how fast they'll manner a young horse.
    06-23-2012, 10:35 PM
Yes but I am afraid that one of them is going to get hurt my older gelding just stood there and let him grab him on the side of the neck and the 2 year old wouldn't let go, should I just put the two geldings together first let them work it out before putting him in with the whole herd, And I must say my older gelding has some nice battle marks the place where he got bit, swelled up really big, and it didn't real break the skin that bad, its awful watching, and very scary, why is my older Gelding letting the little one kick his but, I must say, don't want to see my older gelding lose his place of being the dominate male, don't know what that would do to him. I mean this is hard, how do you guys do this, mares are easy, now I have to go through it again but, I have to wait till they hill now.
    06-23-2012, 10:39 PM
Well the mares just want to mate with him, of course it got to bad between the him and my older gelding and we had to seperate them, plus its just to hot for them to keep going at it, just scared of what might happen
    06-23-2012, 10:43 PM
They won't want to mate in a few weeks and they should happily kick his hinny all over the pasture for being a toe rag.
    06-24-2012, 12:58 PM
No they havent, the 2 year old is from a rescue, so they are new to each other.
    06-24-2012, 01:04 PM
Originally Posted by possumhollow    
They won't want to mate in a few weeks and they should happily kick his hinny all over the pasture for being a toe rag.
Boy I sure hope so cause I don't think I can go through that again.
    06-24-2012, 01:06 PM
Here is a picture of the little boy that is causing all the trouble


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