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    08-04-2013, 04:09 AM
STUD problems!!

I have a stud who rides perfect around mares and geldings no issues he never yells or anything , but when he see's another horse running around him he goes crazy rearing and bucking trying to catch up with them... He's not old (4) but I don't understand why he's doing it
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    08-04-2013, 08:23 AM
Perhaps he would make a great gelding. Is there a reason he is still a stud?
    08-04-2013, 09:18 AM
Any gender of horse is capable of acting like a fool when other horses are "running around him" ... Definitely a training issue, and stallions can be trained to behave just like mares and geldings ... with the right trainer.

I am concerned that if you don't understand the issue or why he is reacting this way then the fact that he IS a stallion could make him dangerous to you and to others.

My advice would be to geld him and get a trainer. If he's just too amazing to geld - sell him to someone who knows how to handle him.
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    08-04-2013, 09:43 AM
Is your stallion 2 or 4? Or do you have two?
    08-04-2013, 12:51 PM
Is this while you are riding him? If it is, you have an extremely dangerous situation on your hands, give a stallion an inch, and he will soon own the farm. Please get some help before you are seriously hurt.
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    08-04-2013, 01:03 PM
Herd mentality.

My concern here is for your safety, the safety of your horse, and others you may ride with. He is a young horse and I'm guessing still pretty green. Stallions aren't good horses for inexperienced people. Without an understanding of basic horse behavior you are leaving yourself open to a lot of problems and may end up with a horse that will need a lot of retraining down the road.
My humble advice would be to geld him and get some help from those with experience.
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    08-04-2013, 02:09 PM
If he rides fine, is he doing this when he's loose? If he is, just make sure you have a good fence to keep him safe. If he's doing this while you're riding him, that's unacceptable. More details please?
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    08-04-2013, 02:16 PM
Regardless if he is a stallion, a mare or a gelding he is exhibiting dangerous, disrespectful behavior. Horses have a herd mentality and want to be other horses that is why he is doing it. First you have to gain his respect on the ground, then you need to ride defensively and keep his feet moving in the direction you tell him to go. You have to have solid ground work to have his respect in the saddle. When he starts acting silly you need to get a hold of his nose the rest of his body will follow his nose. Make him work in a circle, yield his hind quarters, get his mind back on you. When you ride in a group make him work hard while your with the other horses and then separate yourself and let him rest a bit. He needs to know that being with other horses equals work, and being alone he gets air. If you don't understand what to do and how to do it then your going to get into a wreck not just with this horse but with any horse. I highly suggest finding a trainer to help you if you cannot handle him yourself. Gelding is always helpful too, but a disrespectful stallion will be a disrespectful gelding without training. Be safe
    08-04-2013, 05:49 PM
It sounds like it's time to get a pro trainer out there before your stud gets away from you and injures himself or someone elses horse.
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    08-05-2013, 12:45 PM
I feel like we need some clarification on the situation... You say "running around him", but I'm confused about the context. I'm assuming this is all on the ground. Are you saying that a horse in the same pasture/paddock is running around in close proximity? That creates a very dangerous situation for you, in particular.
Or, are you saying that a horse in another paddock is misbehaving?

I would suggest a stud chain, but only if you're familiar with how to use them properly. Also, I would employ the help of a trainer. Are you boarding him somewhere, or is he kept on your property? Is there a professional you can ask for help?

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