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    10-31-2012, 06:20 PM
Please tell me this is not how training a horse to drive really goes.

Or does it really? I've never seen a horse been trained to drive except once and it sure as hell didnt end up like this.

Horse abuse in Poland, how definitely NOT to teach a horse to be driven - YouTube
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    10-31-2012, 06:27 PM
No that isn't how you train a horse/pony to be driven, and sadly I have to say I have seen this video before, I think horse abuse but mostly less then agreeable training methords is still a big problem in some Easten Europeen countries.
    10-31-2012, 06:39 PM
Wow. The whole time I was thinking "Someone is going to get hurt." And then they flipped off the front of the wagon. Not surpised, and I don't feel bad.
They are lucky that that is the only mishap. They're lucky he didn't break any legs or seriously injure someone.
    10-31-2012, 06:41 PM
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There are stupid people in every country. I come from an Eastern European country, too, and of course we have our share of terrible "trainers" and horse mistreatment, but proportionally - not much more than in other countries.

The video is ghastly.
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    10-31-2012, 09:06 PM
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Too bad. It is a darn nice horse too.

Stupid crosses all cultural and national boundaries...
    10-31-2012, 09:11 PM
Sooo sad. Makes me sick.
    10-31-2012, 09:12 PM
Is it mean that I totally laughed when that horse ripped them out of their seat? I wish no harm on anyone but at some point "You deserved that" crossed my mind.
    10-31-2012, 09:24 PM
Bad training? Absolutly, but abuse...Im not seeing it. Seems like some idiots hitched up a horse without starting him properly and he showed them he wasnt a fan of that cart following him
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    10-31-2012, 10:52 PM
Hmmmmm won't load for me.....never mind, don't need another sad thing to look at today......
    10-31-2012, 11:13 PM
When the one person rode in front of the horse all I thought was 'yeah that's its. Ride bareback in front of a terrified horse that has a huge cart hooked to him. That'll solve everything!'

Sad to say, I've seen worse. That was messed up, big time

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