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post #11 of 17 Old 10-30-2009, 01:29 AM
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Make the horse turn sharp and lose that forward momentum. Don't do a huge circle, keep the pattern strange and unexpected so to say...
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post #12 of 17 Old 10-30-2009, 01:34 AM Thread Starter
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Alright, makes sense. Thanks :)
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post #13 of 17 Old 10-30-2009, 04:19 AM
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I had a horse that was able to disengage MY hindquarters from my saddle!!LOL
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post #14 of 17 Old 10-30-2009, 07:05 AM
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Did you rule out all problems? Like saddle, teeth, back, etc.? If so, how do you ride? I mean are you balanced? Are you clear in your cues? Some horses buck when they are confused and/or uncomfortable (if you bounce all over). I think disengaging is great when horse does it to test you, or being fresh, or just being moody. But if the reason is pain or inability to ride disengaging won't fix it, and turning tight every 2 mins won't teach your horse not to buck.
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post #15 of 17 Old 10-30-2009, 02:14 PM
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If your hrose is bucking simply out of lazines/stubborness/attitude, push her/him on. As soon as he bucks push him forward and make him work hard. Soon he'll understand that bucking = hard work.
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post #16 of 17 Old 10-30-2009, 02:16 PM
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Originally Posted by kiwigirl View Post
I had a horse that was able to disengage MY hindquarters from my saddle!!LOL
Haha...been there, done that a time or two, too!!!

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post #17 of 17 Old 10-30-2009, 02:44 PM Thread Starter
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I'm not riding the horse, but I will be in a couple of weeks. I just wanted to know how to stop the bucking when I get up there.
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