Question about a "kicky" mare - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Horse Training

Question about a "kicky" mare

This is a discussion on Question about a "kicky" mare within the Horse Training forums, part of the Training Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        08-29-2009, 08:05 AM
      #11
    Banned
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by kevinshorses    
    You can't mess around with touchy feely stuff with a problem like this. I would carry a buggy whip with me and when she kicked at another horse she would get at least one probably two HARD whacks on the butt. There are times for gentle but this isn't one of them. Your horse could Kill someone. Please don't worry about her feelings or your bond with her. She can get over any harm that is done to her easier than a kid can get over getting kicked in the head.
    This was my first thought. Why mess around with it, someone will get hurt and moving her out of the way doesn't fix the problem.
    She would get it from me with the whip.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        08-29-2009, 11:15 AM
      #12
    Started
    My appy was the same way mom2pride, only with horses! He would try to charge the others when eating so when I saw him pin his ears, before he ever moved his feet, I drove him away and wouldn't allow him to come back until he had a nice expression on his face. Worked like a charm! I was able to walk around the barn, getting hay, checking the water tank, etc. and he would never leave his spot because he knew that I was the one who called the shots lol.
         
        08-29-2009, 12:40 PM
      #13
    Foal
    Mocha was pretty good at breakfast this morning. She actually was one of the last to come into the barn and she didn't give anyone else any grief when she came in.

    I am not saying that the problem is fixed...but it was a good morning. One of the geldings was actually being a jerk this morning (the highest ranking gelding) but he is a biter. The putting them in their place is never done. Lol
         
        08-29-2009, 03:04 PM
      #14
    Started
    Small steps! But at least you are seeing *some* progress, that's a start!
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Definitions of "Green" "Started" "Broke" etc... Horse Hippie Horse Training 12 08-31-2009 04:00 PM
    Im new, wanted to say "hi"--question about Navicular eventerwannabe Horse Talk 1 06-10-2009 01:55 AM
    A question...critiques/equitation vs. "trainers" Jamie Anne Horse Talk 10 08-04-2008 01:46 PM
    Rescued Appaloosa Mare "Nugget" needs a good home blackfeatherhorserescue Horses for Sale 0 07-19-2008 12:50 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:57 PM.


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