12 yr old adopted mare bites and corrals - Page 5

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Horse Training

12 yr old adopted mare bites and corrals

This is a discussion on 12 yr old adopted mare bites and corrals within the Horse Training forums, part of the Training Horses category

    Like Tree75Likes

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        06-25-2013, 12:50 PM
    As prior poster said, the carrot is one extreme & the stick is the other, so you need the in-between device, the carrot stick (or handy stick/whatever you want to call it). Many horsemen use these fiberglass (flexible) sticks with removable strings because they keep one safe as one educates & builds the relationship with the horse.

    I also suggest Parelli Level 1, the SAFETY Level, which is a home study pack of dvd's & written material. You need all your holes filled in re: how to stay safe, while developing your horsemanship skills & educating the horse, & a thread can't fulfil that need.

    Picking up local horsey people at the tack shop is an iffy proposition if you don't know enough to know who's able to help your horse! You could also end up in a legal mess if someone gets hurt while dealing with the horse.

    I find that your mare shows much relational capacity, & a sound mind, as you've described her, so I feel that, with your gaining the skill, a happy relationship is attainable. It's not the recommended pairing (green humans & green/difficult horses = usually disastrous results), but someone of high persistence, intelligence, & a love for the horse in question can prepare herself to deal effectively with the horse by a course such as PNH, or working with a qualified mentor.
    Sponsored Links
        06-25-2013, 01:01 PM
    Saddlebags, I went to s small auction in my town. It is an animal auction held once a week. The only other person bidding on my mare was the local butcher.

    aggression, biting, bullying

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

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


    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
    My mare bites my gelding a lot! FBody355 Horse Health 3 08-26-2012 11:29 PM
    Portable Corrals US $750 OBO salimnice Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 06-10-2011 12:39 AM
    Has anyone adopted a PMU mare or foal? batman Draft Horses 7 03-31-2011 06:29 PM
    Homemade corrals? shaker Horse Trailers 11 08-18-2010 10:32 AM
    Drafts and Corrals BackInTheSaddleAgain Barn Maintenance 1 04-26-2009 11:30 PM

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:14 PM.

    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0