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How Good do you have to be to train a horse?

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    03-12-2009, 11:18 PM
  #11
Foal
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Originally Posted by Cowboys girl    
ive also trained a horse that had been ridden before. He was harder to train because he must have picked up some bad habbits. He was half TB.
I had a problem similar to that, but I think my horse was just improperly trained before.
     
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    03-13-2009, 06:16 PM
  #12
Weanling
Haha so it looks like someone else thought he'd be a good project as well. He's already sold!
     
    03-14-2009, 10:20 AM
  #13
Weanling
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Originally Posted by kathryn    
Like how technically good do you have to be in order to train a pretty green horse? I am a higher intermediate rider to lower advanced

I would submit that riding ability does not necessarily relate to training ability. You can be a great trainer and a so-so rider or a great rider and a horrible trainer.

As others have stated, working with an experienced trainer is the best way to get started.
     
    03-14-2009, 10:38 AM
  #14
Trained
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Originally Posted by Tazmanian Devil    
I would submit that riding ability does not necessarily relate to training ability. You can be a great trainer and a so-so rider or a great rider and a horrible trainer.
I agree.

With a willing horse, patience, consistancy, flexability, time, and lots of work/riding can often be all you need. Training is the start of the road, not the end.
     
    03-16-2009, 04:12 PM
  #15
mls
Trained
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Originally Posted by PaintHorseMares    

Training is the start of the road, not the end.
I would like to add that training never stops. Training = learning. (for the horse and the human)
     



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