Well, first, you are trying to humanize your horse too much, so you really need to learn something about horse psychology and herd behavior. He is not your baby, he does not hate you, he is not being bad or doing anything for spite or other malicious emotions. He is just being a huge animal who has your number and is trying to show you who is the boss in your "herd". The more you baby him, the more he will see the opportunity to push you around. That is why you need a trainer. You need to learn how to be his leader (that does not involve being rude or violent against him, just stern, precise and honest!), and it cannot be taught over the internet! Basically, it seems to me from your very short description, that you are just letting him misbehave and then trying to apply corrections, which just frustrates him.
I have come a long way, to surrender my shadow to the shadow of my horse.
Last edited by Saranda; 02-16-2013 at 07:24 PM.