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        06-24-2009, 09:11 PM
      #11
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    I've tried to not lunge him but it doesn't work. If I don't lunge him before I ride everything is 10x worse. He just has so much energy in his little body.

    The circles are to help build his topline, most of the time not to wear him out.
         
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        06-24-2009, 09:15 PM
      #12
    Zab
    Yearling
    The circle does wear on his legs and joints. How is it building his topline? The topline is built by raising the back and rounding the neck...

    If you keep lounging him, you'll soon need to lounge him an hour before you can get up..and then two hours.. since he'll just get in better and better shape.

    What feed does he get?
         
        06-24-2009, 09:25 PM
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    Anything can wear out a horses joints. Lunging serves many purposes. He just turned 4, has alot of energy, is still young and not to mention still green.

    I've tried to get on him without lunging him and he has too much energy for someone who doesn't have anywhere to ride for now but trails, when he has more energy on the trails he will spook at anything and everything but if I lunge him before hand he rarely spooks and is much more calm.
         
        06-24-2009, 09:40 PM
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    Zab
    Yearling
    Do as you please.
         
        06-24-2009, 09:50 PM
      #15
    Started
    Okay.




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        06-24-2009, 09:58 PM
      #16
    Foal
    Clinton Anderson had a theory for horses who liked to run-not quite what your horse is doing, but could work the same way.

    His advice-which I have used, and found it works-was if a horse wanted to run (whether it be on the trails, or the arena just to be a poop head) then he would let him run, but the thing was, he would make him run-even if decided he wanted to stop, he would push him-horses have a harder time bucking when they're constantly moving forward at a decent speed.

    I have done this with a pony I leased-he would get stupid on the trails and wanna jog, and run, and spook, and sidestep until he got his way. I just made sure he was at a full walk whether he was still being pushy, then made him run-im not talking flat out gallop-just a nice canter that will make him happy. But he didn't like it when I kept him going once I felt him getting tired. (i also didn't make him run alot, just enough to let him know I was boss) a few sessions that way, he was perfect, he would walk and trot perfectly on the trails, and it made it all the more fun when we did canter-cause it was what we BOTH wanted to do.
         
        06-24-2009, 10:36 PM
      #17
    Started
    That's a great idea and I will try that, the only thing is he's very bull headed and is always one step inhead of you so I don't want him to think that he can trot or when he wants. I'm just trying to teach him control.
         

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