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    05-14-2010, 10:36 AM
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Foal
Post Rebraking

Can you re brake a horse? My mom desided to re brake my 12 year old palamino. It seemed to rune her. She didn't trust me anymore after my mom did that. Is that a bad thing to do?
     
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    05-14-2010, 10:42 AM
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Why would your mom need to re-break a horse?

Its highly possible that your mom just didn't have the experience necessary to do it effectively, and in fact did ruin her.
     
    05-14-2010, 10:46 AM
  #3
Foal
She was rebraking because she thought that my horse wasn't kid proof enough. She was for an average rider but my sister was just a beginner.
     
    05-14-2010, 10:52 AM
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Banned
What did she do?

Some horses are never bomb proof beginner horses.
     
    05-14-2010, 10:55 AM
  #5
Foal
She hacked her out and made her run and run in a round pen for hours. That's when I started to lose her trust. What should I do to gain trust back?
     
    05-14-2010, 12:42 PM
  #6
Yearling
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Originally Posted by Maci    
She hacked her out and made her run and run in a round pen for hours. That's when I started to lose her trust. What should I do to gain trust back?
What was the point of this? How much experience do you guys have with horses?
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    05-14-2010, 12:49 PM
  #7
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Originally Posted by Maci    
Can you re brake a horse? My mom desided to re brake my 12 year old palamino. It seemed to rune her. She didn't trust me anymore after my mom did that. Is that a bad thing to do?
Rebrake? You mean he won't stop?

Or Rebreak?
Sorry I just couldn't resist!! The devil made me do it.

You can retrain a horse. I do it often when I get soured horses. However, I do it with positive reinforcement and very minimal punishment. I just don't lose trust, but rebuild it.

Different methods might get very different results, I'm afraid.
     



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