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post #1 of 4 Old 08-10-2013, 04:55 PM Thread Starter
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Horse refusing to work?

My horse hasn't been worked for two days and I was going to put her in the round pen to blow off some steam, but she would not go in trough the gate! I don't know what happened with her, but she was like a time bomb and started trotting circles around me, and she kept pulling on the lead rope. After like a half an hour she was perfectly fine, and walked right in. After we got done working I walked her around the spots she was acting out at, and she was fine? I don't know what happened and I really want to fix it before the problem gets worse? Thank you!
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post #2 of 4 Old 08-10-2013, 07:25 PM
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Any chance your are in the northeast? A lot of horses were saucy this week due to the much lower temperatures. She was probably just feeling good.

You just have to see your distance...you don't have to like it.
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post #3 of 4 Old 08-10-2013, 11:27 PM
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I think she is just trying to test you, to see what she can get away with. I work with a horse and she tries to test you sometimes also about going into the roundpen.
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post #4 of 4 Old 08-11-2013, 02:03 PM Thread Starter
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MyBoyPuck- No, I live on the east coast, but not north. Wish I did though, because it seems cooler up there. :P

Thrill Ride- She usually does, why didn't I think of that? XDD

I'll call my trainer and ask her whats up, then. Don't wanna get hurt when I take her out again today. ._.
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