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        05-24-2011, 01:50 PM
      #41
    Foal
    Thanks Spyder... The mares at the barn are not mine and they do not feel comfortable with him out there with them, not to mention now I am selling and I don't want to have him injured either. So he will be all alone out there where he can see them but cannot get to them. I hope to find him a home with someone who has experience working with studs that will appreciate him for all he is. He really does have the potential to make someone a great horse but like you said he has shaken me a few times which makes me leary of him now. I don't mind getting thrown its not the first time and I am sure it will not be the last but its his other mannerism's and how it almost seems like he will intentionally hurt me if I let him. I don't like not being able to trust my horse. He has to know I don't trust him too, which I think has caused him to not trust me as well....
         
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        06-06-2011, 12:06 PM
      #42
    Foal
    Update

    Well I don't know what has happened but all the sudden my horse is normal. The trainer has been working him once a week and I have not rode him since the middle of May. I got on him to take video of him being rode so I could post video to his ad's and like magic he was normal. Not out of control and I took him out on a 2 hour ride with a mare and he was awesome! I think he knows I was trying to sell him and he is messing with me..... I don't get it... like someone turned a switch in his head. I was riding with a horse that anyone can ride and will go anywhere, he was better than her!! She would not go a few places so I asked him to and he went, we went past other horses in the pasture and he didnt even blink. Could this be? Is he really going to turn around? I may take him off the market.....



    Opinions? Is he just messing with me?
         
        06-06-2011, 12:24 PM
      #43
    Green Broke
    Great news that he has made such a turn around for you!

    My gelding Claymore was also gelded at 6, right before my purchase of him, and was used as a breeding stallion up until that point. He was primarily pasture bred so didn't lack the social skills and was respectful of mares, thankfully. But I did have some issues with him being very hard and non responsive initially. A book of exercises I found very helpful with him was this one:

    Http://www.amazon.com/Lessons-Lightness-Art-Educating-Horse/dp/1599210711/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1307377173&sr=8-1
    I'm now 2 years in with Claymore, and can comfortably put beginners on him. He will always be a dominant-natured horse I have to be firm with, but as long as I keep on top of him he is very reliable. He does act somewhat aggressive with other geldings in the pasture, but only to a point of asserting his dominance, once they back down he doesn't bother them.

    I think when you are talking about a horse that was not only gelded late, but was actively used for breeding, there is more involved than just waiting for the hormones to clear the system. It takes a while, but you can get there. I would say from the video it certainly looks like he has come a long ways and will turn into a nice gelding.
         
        06-06-2011, 05:44 PM
      #44
    Foal
    That is so great! Im happy for you. Maybe he just needed a little time off with out soo much pressure.
         

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