Originally Posted by valleychick2121
I was at a show on Sunday, and there was a couple people in there with barrel horses to help them relax so they didn't think that being hauled meant they were going to run, and a 4 y/o grey gelding would half rear up to get away from the bit. I think backing does the same thing?
It can, even with a horse that has otherwise never reared/bucked, etc. Especially with a horse that gets nervous or upset when disciplined (like, every single TB).