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        11-11-2008, 02:42 PM
    Originally Posted by iridehorses    
    That is the reason I never gave my salesmen two days off in a row - I'd have to retrain them.

    I think I used to work for you!!!!!! j/k

    This is all good advice. I think this is where knowing your horse and his/her attitude really helps out. Some need some time in the round pen and others just need a good hand in the saddle.
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        11-12-2008, 09:26 PM
    Green Broke
    Well I have been working on it for the past couple sessions and what I did to initially gain his respect back was free lunging and using a ton of body language and practically no verbal commands. Once I had him licking and chewing we worked some on groundwork, but then I just let him run the arena and play around, but to my surprise, he just wanted to follow me around everywhere :) Things have been going well since. Thanks for the advice!

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