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post #11 of 12 Old 11-25-2007, 06:06 PM
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As a dressage rider, I would not suggest using a whip on this horse, especially if the horse is already unclear on the concept of turning/steering correctly. You are going to complicate things and frustrate your horse.

Having someone stand in a corner sounds like a good idea. But its not. If the horse really does continue running into the corner with someone standing there rasing thier arms, this is going to encourage rearing. That is a serious problem.

The best advice is to find a good trainer who knows what they are doing. None of us have actually seen your horse. And it could be something as simple as ill fitting tack.
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post #12 of 12 Old 11-25-2007, 06:48 PM
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Ok im making this short and sweet.
If she wants to turn one way, turn her the other. If you dont like using a whip, use spurs, or get a confident rider to help you out a bit more.
I ask you this. Why do you think she wants to turn into that corner? Do you always stop her there? Is there a exit there?


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