Super scary bicycle training

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Horse Training

Super scary bicycle training

This is a discussion on Super scary bicycle training within the Horse Training forums, part of the Training Horses category

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        09-08-2010, 10:16 PM
    Super scary bicycle training

    This evening when we were with Citrus, my daughter found a little bike with training wheels and started riding it in the stall aisle. Citrus will notice a cycle from across a huge field when we are riding- so this got his attention.

    I had her ride up to him, then back up a bit. The first time he did his wide front leg, big eyed, snort but then wanted to follow it. I let him. Then I had her ride up to him and stop when I saw him get that look in his eyes. I then would walk him up to it and let him sniff to his hearts content. (He is big into smelling things- even the things he sees daily- his saddle, his brushes)

    After a few passes, he was good with it. I wish I had pictures because he was stretching his neck like Arabians do. Very cute.
    Sponsored Links
        09-10-2010, 06:02 PM
    Wish I could do that with wild turkeys!!
        09-10-2010, 07:12 PM
    My boys (non-horsemen) always used to go on the trails with me with their mountain bikes-great training for sure! But...move that jump.....YIKES!
        09-10-2010, 08:12 PM
    Green Broke
    Hahaha. The first time my mare Whooty saw a bike she did nothing. About 20 of them passed us because there was a race thing down my road. Then she decided to stick her head in the grass and get a bite to eat When she brought her head up another bike was passing and you woulda thought it was a lion. Lmao! She soon realized it wouldn't eat her but it was hilarious!
        09-11-2010, 02:16 AM
    My practically bomb-proof mare dislikes the noise they make, that clicking when the person isn't pedaling. She'll give them a good look and then get on with our trail ride :)
        09-11-2010, 03:05 AM
    The new filly, Barbie Doll, is deathly terrified of bikes. Dear god, if she sees one leaning against the fence she freezes and fights the bit until she runs back home.....Eh, work in progress.....xD
        09-11-2010, 08:36 AM
    My pony has the worlds biggest phobia he honestly thinks they will kill him especially if they come from behind!
        09-12-2010, 09:59 PM
    I think Citrus concurs with all of these bike issues.... they are clearly horse eating machines, even from miles away, and must be tolerated as such. Silly horse.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    SCARY, SCARY moments at horse shows JumpersRule Horse Shows 20 04-23-2011 07:22 AM
    SCARY fire Domino13011 Horse Pictures 20 09-01-2009 08:42 PM
    Scary Jumps showjumpxo Jumping 15 09-07-2008 07:16 PM
    wow, so scary! Kirsten93 Horse Talk 8 06-04-2008 10:09 AM
    the scary scary arena :D jazzyrider Horse Training 19 02-27-2008 05:16 PM

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

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