SWISHING TAIL - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Horse Training

SWISHING TAIL

This is a discussion on SWISHING TAIL within the Horse Training forums, part of the Training Horses category
  • Kathy williams weighted tail

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    10-16-2007, 09:33 PM
  #11
Showing
Quote:
Originally Posted by Delregans Way
Yes dressage is amazing, it looks simple but infact it is the definsion of difficult!! I love it, and have been doing it since I was 21yr. And im 44yr now..... jeez that sounds real old...lol
But im part of the audience now! Im a Cheerleader for my daughters lol. An imbarresing one at that, but I love there faces when they watch me jumping around!
Dressage looks simple? Geesh looks like years of training to me. I'm sure your daughters are secretly proud to have you in the stands.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    10-17-2007, 07:37 AM
  #12
Yearling
Yeh I hope they are... I love them lots!
     
    10-17-2007, 12:27 PM
  #13
Yearling
I know nothing about dressage but one of my old friends had a gelding that would swish his tail when he done flying lead changes and/or just regular lead changes. She had him checked out and nothing was wrong. She wrapped his tail, braided it, cut it off, everything you could imagine but he just never stopped doing it. It may just be your horses thing. He may not even realize that he's doing it just comes to him.
     
    11-01-2007, 12:24 AM
  #14
Weanling
Yeah maybe its just his 'thing'.
     
    11-07-2007, 10:23 PM
  #15
Foal
Some horses just swish their tails to show their protest. Others might bite the bit, pin their ears, stomp their feet, etc. It's just their way of expressing themselves.
My quarter horse swishes her tail. Now, in the AQHA circuit, we are allowed to put weighted tails in and that stops her tail from swishing. I got my tail from Kathy Williams in OH.
If dressage doesn't allow weighted tails, maybe put one in while you practice before your event. Your horse will try to swish with the weight and get tired. It's like lifting weights and your arms get tired. Your horse wont want to swish her tail in the event.
I hope this helps.
     
    11-12-2007, 09:57 PM
  #16
Foal
I have Kathy's number for the weighted tail. It's 419 795 6011.
     

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



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:30 PM.


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