Originally Posted by TheRoughrider21
My horse is a yearling and that's the only time she has ever reared. I think she was just stressed out and I didnt want to stress her more. I've seen enough horses that rear and then there owners give them hell for it and then the horses just rear even higher to get away from them. And then it turns into a never ending cycle. I wasnt in any danger and even though my mom almost freaked I had it under control lol.
you just have to knwo HOW to give them hell ;) then they don't rear again.
I think that because she's just a yearling, I would discourage rearing, but she'll get better at handling stressful situations by trusting you more and not misbehaving so much :)