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        09-25-2013, 04:24 AM
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    Foal
    Getting Back Onto Horses

    My friend wanted me to post this for him:
    This was the first time my friend rode a 17hh horse and he fell off because he started to pig root and go nuts. He is now a bit worried to get on any horse now, he really wants to but he just can't.
    What are some things we can do to make him trust horses again?
         
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        09-25-2013, 06:30 AM
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    Weanling
    Find a quiet been there done that horse, put them both on the end of the lunge line and let him get comfortable. Then proceed from there. Teach him a one rein stop, and give him some tools he can use if he feels like he is in a bind.
         
        09-25-2013, 06:51 AM
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    Showing
    Recommend that he take lessons from a well respected trainer who has nice, quiet schoolies.
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        09-25-2013, 03:22 PM
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    Foal
    Try to find an old, small guy to just have him spend time with whether its grooming, lunging or going out in the feild to catch
         

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