When is it appropriate?- When is it not?
Situation: Being a confident rider- I tend to bulldoze anybody who gets emotionally distressed with their horse. I try to be understanding, honestly, I do. But when can I finally say "Nut Up or Shut Up" meaning quit *****-footing around and take control of your steed.
Im actually quite passive about my feelings toward this situation- But when one can't find any reason to love their truely amazing horse- Picks apart the horse's flaws, of which there are very few, So what he's buddy sour, Oh he doesnt like clippers, he may need 100pds of groceries (ALL FIXABLE W/ TIME)- And the rider is ultamatley afraid of their horse- What can I do?
I've tried the "help" approach- Worked while the riders feet were on the ground, but when the pep talk was applied- It crumpled like a peice of paper- Even tried helping the rider visualize the "goal", so to speak, on the days we the rider would have given up-
In my head I can't help but to figuratively smack the crap out of this girl- But I know I wont say anything to "hurt" the riders "feelings" because they live with me o.O
Have any advice?
And thank you for letting me rant. I feel like a bad person now for letting this out but its been bothering me-