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    11-03-2008, 01:19 PM
  #11
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Originally Posted by Hrt4Dressage    
For those that tie to teach their horse patience... do you worry the horse will get tangled/step on the rope? I know somoene mentioned the tie ring, and I own one (my horse has an issue tieing directly to something, such as the trailer) but don't you still worry that the horse can become tangled? Or are they being tied high enough that it's not a worry??
If you do it properly - your horse is not in danger.
     
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    11-03-2008, 03:15 PM
  #12
Yearling
When we clean stalls the horses tie up to trees... this teaches them patience. This is a normal thing to do and see...its an older method but heck it works. You use a lead rope that is tied up above their heads so they can't become tangled..the most they can do is circle around the tree till the rope stops then and they will usually go back the other way. They become board and just stand...the object
     
    11-03-2008, 04:27 PM
  #13
Started
Ive used trees.... they arent going to pull those out of the ground!!!! The one problem I ran into is that they will get bored and chew the bark.
     
    11-03-2008, 06:57 PM
  #14
Trained
I wouldn't do it with a tree that I liked. (because of the bark stripping) but it does work and it does teach patience.
     
    11-03-2008, 08:01 PM
  #15
Showing
We found some plans for this "patience pole" or "tree of knowledge" that is a pipe post with a tie line on the top that is on a bearing so it will swivel around with the horse. My husband wants to build one this winter. I have always used trees with rope run through an old tire inner tube. It is very hard on the trees though.
     
    11-03-2008, 11:15 PM
  #16
Trained
I'm with Ahearn (Good to see you again!) We also call it the thinking tree...they learn alot of things from that dear tree!
     
    11-04-2008, 08:45 AM
  #17
Showing
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vidaloco    
We found some plans for this "patience pole" or "tree of knowledge" that is a pipe post with a tie line on the top that is on a bearing so it will swivel around with the horse.
I like that!
     
    11-04-2008, 09:17 AM
  #18
Foal
If done using correct methods this can be a great training tool. Chewing bark, eating leaves, nuts, etc can be dangerous or even fatal to a horse. Just be sure that the tree you are using is not poinsonous in any way.
Here is a link to check out what trees and plants are not for our four legged friends.

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    11-04-2008, 10:50 AM
  #19
Trained
O...M....GOSH!!! I have at least 4 types of poisonous trees on property and as many if not more poisonous types of plants that grow here too!!!!

ARGH!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm going to have to print out the pictures and see what I can do about removing what I have..........I really thought I had gotten most of the bad stuff out!!! I WAS SO WRONG!

Thank You for posting that website!!!! We should maybe start a new thread with that site!!!! It's VERY informative!!!!
     
    11-04-2008, 10:51 AM
  #20
Foal
Im not so worried now....and he is tied head high so I don't think he'll get tangled.I'll have to look for him again today, hopefully he's not there because its pouring rain although he had a blanket on.These folks have other critters and seem to do a good job caring for them.
Me being new at horses again just couldnt figure out the reasoning behind it but you all answered that question.Thanks
     

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