odd horse behavior question...should I try and stop it? - Page 2

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Horse Training

odd horse behavior question...should I try and stop it?

This is a discussion on odd horse behavior question...should I try and stop it? within the Horse Training forums, part of the Training Horses category

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        06-09-2011, 04:37 PM
    The backing up is likely the itchies. Rub petroleum jelly up high under her belly, covering her nipples, the underside of the tail and her "privates". Use lots as the bugs don't like it. It usually lasts about 3 days.
    Sponsored Links
        06-09-2011, 09:28 PM
    Yes I do rotate through different wormers. When I first got her I cleaned her udders the first time without a problem and have never been able to do it since. I actually never thought about the fact there could be some thing wrong. I have the vet coming out to check the tooth I will have them check her udders as well thanks
        06-10-2011, 12:14 AM
    I don't mind curiosity, but there is one area you mentioned that it could get dangerous, especially if she winds up losing her balance; when you are handling her feet...don't let her twist herself up in crazy shapes, just to see what you are doing. Teach her to keep her nose out of your business when you are messing with her feet...all it would take is one time of her losing her balance, and you could both be hurt. Just a guess, but I'm sure your farrier probably is not too keen on that behavior either...

    Other than that, let her be curious...as has been mentioned, it is a good thing, in most instances, since she definitely "thinks" rather than "reacts" in most circumstances.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Horse Behavior! Monty Horse Talk 2 05-16-2011 10:27 PM
    Question:How do you stop a horse from tripping over itself? Caitlinpalomino Horse Riding 13 11-19-2010 01:45 AM
    stupid question- but how to stop a horse from backing up? cebee Horse Riding 7 11-12-2010 10:08 PM
    What kind of horse behavior is this? roro Horse Health 5 08-31-2009 08:12 AM
    A question about horse behavior? swamp shuck Horse Talk 5 01-13-2009 11:02 PM

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:54 AM.

    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0