Chain Use? - Page 3
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Horse Training

Chain Use?

This is a discussion on Chain Use? within the Horse Training forums, part of the Training Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        07-30-2008, 04:20 PM
      #21
    Yearling
    In certain cases yes you may have to put the chain under the chin or over the gums, but even over the nose, none of this should be done by inexperienced horse people.

    If a chain is used correctly it is a very useful too, if used incorrectly than it can be damaging to the horse.

    I've personally had to use a chain under the chin and over the gums but it was only on stallions and most of the time we didnt have to actually "use" it we just put it on to remind them and they would then b good.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        07-31-2008, 12:41 PM
      #22
    Green Broke
    I agree, try to gain respect before resorting to the chain. Otherwise you won't be able to control him w/o it!

    I've only used a chain under the nose (for halter and showmanship) and over the nose (because I was at the Fair and Duke was being pushy and not listening to the halter, and I didn't want him getting away)

    Honestly I don't like using chains, and would do all the training needed to not have to use one.
         
        08-13-2008, 01:50 PM
      #23
    Weanling
    I have been having time one on one with my thoroughbred with only ground manners, he loves being under saddle, and working , as soon as a bring out my saddle , his dispostion changes ;


    But his ground manners have changed dramastically , where I got him, he's a rescue so he didnt have the one-on-one that he needs, and now he's a totally different horse without a chain, I barely used the chain, I would put it under his chin, never on his nose, but just to let him know that I did have the chain on him if he acted up, but he; now, his ground manners are terrific and theyve changed drasctically with just some tlc.
         
        08-14-2008, 12:47 AM
      #24
    Foal
    I use a chain for all of my horses only but becuase they are a little more 'hot blooded' and are very excitable horses. I think they are very useful if you know how to use them correctly.
         
        08-14-2008, 06:52 PM
      #25
    Foal
    I use chains. I call it a stud chain, as that is what they called it at the barn I learned to ride at. I only use them until the horse stops trying to pull, then I stop.
         

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

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

    Log-in

    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



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:04 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0