@shawneen, hey I really don't think he or I are in any danger, he doesnt do anything dangerous, or scary, just irritating, and I had taken him out today (before I had come on here) out in only his snaffle and no draw reins, and he only reared once, what I believe was out of habit rather than anything, he was pretty good compared to what I thought he would be. I wouldnt say he's a new horse, he certainly isnt still learning he's always gone out on rides with beginners before I had him, and never did a thing wrong, just lately when boss said I should put a kimberwick in and go out with it has he started rearing up.
@ilovemyphillip, I've had buck for just over 6 months now, not too long but I think our relationship is pretty good, maybe not as good as some peoples but a hell of alot better than it was when I got him, I can do anything with him really, but he is just a naughty boy on rides. What type of natural horsemanship do you think would help?
@spirithorse, yes I always get off if I feel slightly un-nerved, even out on a ride.
@MN_tigerstripes, yes ground work is quite good, and im thinking ill start doing more of it! Would it help if I did it out in the back field, where he would get used to the surroundings etc, and start riding him out there before taking him out again?