Stubborn horse HELP!!!!!!!

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Horse Training

Stubborn horse HELP!!!!!!!

This is a discussion on Stubborn horse HELP!!!!!!! within the Horse Training forums, part of the Training Horses category

LinkBack Thread Tools
    05-01-2011, 06:33 PM
Stubborn horse HELP!!!!!!!

I have a 16.1 HH chestnut Quarter horse mare and she is EXTREMLY stubborn, she wont let me lead her, she wont move when I get on her either, I could run up to her in the most aggresive way, whiping the crop on the ground, and she wont care. She has no respect toward me. And I also checked to see if she was lame or had any pain. But no, its just that she is very stubborn. Do you think I could get her to be respectful toward me and get her to listen to me?

Sponsored Links
    05-01-2011, 06:41 PM
Hard to say without more information.
How old is your horse?
How long have you had her?
Where did she come from?
How much training has she had?
How much, and what kind of experience have you had working with and around different horses?
    05-01-2011, 11:23 PM
I recomend you order clinton anderson gaining respect and control on the ground series one.
    05-02-2011, 01:11 PM
My recommendations, get some professional help. Because most horses this stubborn will react badly to not getting their way. And you don't want to get hurt.
    05-02-2011, 04:22 PM
It sounds like she doesn't have much respect for you.

For basic respect, you need to start getting to move her body parts. Forehand and hindquarters. Once you can get her to yield both of those, she should start listening to you. To get her to simply move forward with you, hold lead in one hand and a whip in the other. Push your hand forward and cluck or whatever. If nothing, put pressure on lead line and cluck. No response leads to, a cluck, pressure and a swift tap with the whip on the hindquarters. Pretty simple. She's just testing you to see if you're going to make her do it.

If she's not respecting you on the ground, there's no way she's going to listen to you when you're on her back. Work on these things first and she'll probably be fine when you get up on her.
    05-06-2011, 02:34 PM
Thanks guys for al your advice, I'll try that and see if she listens.

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

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


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
Stubborn Horse moores77 Horse Riding 2 10-09-2010 02:48 PM
Stubborn horse Dock Horse Training 1 06-24-2010 03:46 PM
Stubborn horse! JJButton Horse Talk 4 04-02-2010 11:23 AM
Most stubborn horse I ever met!! HELP EatSleepRide Horse Training 5 07-07-2009 06:06 PM
I need help with my stubborn old horse! Silver07 Horse Training 4 07-27-2007 10:52 AM

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

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0