Be good for the farrier - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Horse Training

Be good for the farrier

This is a discussion on Be good for the farrier within the Horse Training forums, part of the Training Horses category
  • Farriers scotch rope

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    08-10-2011, 10:04 PM
  #11
Green Broke
One of the hardest things about being new to horses is voicing an opinion to someone you have hired as an expert. I'm sorry this has happened to you & your mare.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    08-11-2011, 12:53 AM
  #12
Yearling
Quote:
Originally Posted by musicalmarie1    
You know, smorbs, now that I think back I do remember someone telling me to use a rope to teach an ornery pony how to pick up his back feet without kicking. There wasn't any tying involved, just looping it behind his leg and lifting while I held the rope.

I've also seen people use those ropes that almost look like shackles on the horse's feet to keep them from running off (used properly).

Still. Farrier should have known better.

What you are talking about is different than what the farrier did. The farrier scotch hobbled the horse…badly from the sounds of it…and has nothing to do with hobbles that "keep a horse from running off".
     

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How do I know I have a good farrier? Holly Hobbie Horse Grooming 30 10-08-2011 08:54 AM
Is my farrier doing a good job? verona1016 Horse Health 79 08-10-2011 04:24 AM
farrier was out yesterday. Good news for Beau beauforever23 Horse Health 13 05-05-2011 05:03 PM
good luck to the farrier jazzyrider Horse Training 40 10-21-2007 10:01 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:46 PM.


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