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    10-31-2010, 10:11 AM
  #1
Foal
Exclamation Taylor wont stop bucking :(

So the pony I ride bucks alot and its gotten to the point where he is becoming too dangerous for me to ride. You see he no longer does his little innocent "I don't wanna do it" bucks like the one in the video im posting. He now looks like a rodeo horse bucking. Everything weve tried hasnt worked. We even had the vet and a Ciropracter out. The vet said his teeth and legs were fine and the ciropracter checked his back and said there is no medical reasons for his bucking. We have tried Cliton Anderson techniques as well as Craig Cameron and lots of other trainers. Can someone give me advice on how to get him to stop. Its almost gotten to the point were I have to go see a ciropractor myself. The video was taken 3 months ago and yess the first jump was really crappy and yess I know it was my fault.
P.s. My trainer says its nothing im doing she said he did it with everyone who rode him.

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    10-31-2010, 10:20 AM
  #2
Lis
Yearling
Has his tack been checked over as well? I know you said you've had the vet and Chiro out but you didn't mention if his tack fit has been checked?

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    10-31-2010, 10:57 AM
  #3
Green Broke
I couldn't watch the video you posted here. Privacy setting on FB won't let me. If I'm not mistaken, this is the pony you take lessons on. If your trainer had any sense, she'd pull him out of the lesson program immediately and work on retraining him or she could face a liability suit if she keeps using him even though he is regularly exhibiting dangerous behavior with "everyone who rides him".

Is this the same pony from the jumping videos on the critique thread? If it is, he could well be bucking because riders are jerking on his mouth and slamming him in the back while jumping. Even the most stoic of ponies will only tolerate so much. Have his tack checked, like Lis said. If it isn't that, it sounds like the pony needs to be retrained by someone who knows how.
     
    10-31-2010, 11:14 AM
  #4
Gus
Banned
Hm Horses/ponies don't act up for no reason...though ponies can be brats (not allll of them of course). I would say have someone bigger get on. Like my....well lets not call her my friend but I "know" this girl whose pony bucked 3 people off that night all smaller than me so I got on him and that pony didn't even offer to buck! Then I have a ? For you....Exactly when does he start to buck? As soon as you get on him? When you take him to do a jump? Becuase what I'm thinking is if it is near right when you get on...strap a dummy to that saddle. The only other thing I can think of would be he needs to be warmed up longer. Perhaps he just needed to stretch him muscles......by bucking haha I'm sorry I shouldn't be laughing anywho Goodluck with him!
     
    10-31-2010, 01:27 PM
  #5
Foal
How is he for groundworK?
     
    10-31-2010, 01:34 PM
  #6
Showing
When does he buck? Analyze EXACTLY when he bucks, for example--after a spook, after a jump, when you ask for a sitting trot, when you ask for a lead change, when you ask for a stop, when you're holding him back, when a certain rider is on him....Monty Roberts has a good video on a technique he uses called the "buckstopper". Here's a video of it, maybe google it and find out how to thread the rope to get it set up right.

     
    10-31-2010, 02:36 PM
  #7
Green Broke
While that technique may indeed work for a professional, it is NOT something that needs to be done by a riding student on a trainers horse. If done wrong, it could cause more harm than good.
     
    10-31-2010, 02:52 PM
  #8
Showing
The intent was for the OP to ask her isntructor about attempting that technique and for the instructor to put it into action, but the instructor does not seem very capable if she's letting students ride bucking horses without comment.
     
    10-31-2010, 03:47 PM
  #9
Green Broke
I completely agree then, equiniphile, as long as it's the instructor doing it. I believe that it might be a good technique in certain cases with someone who knows what they are doing.

I do however, also question the instructor in this case. Putting a student at risk riding a pony that is known to buck with every rider does not seem very intelligent, and it makes me doubt her ability to handle the situation at all if she does not see a cause for the pony to buck, yet is still using him in lessons. It is only a matter of time before someone gets hurt due to instructor negligence. The first course of action should be to stop using the pony in lessons until the cause can be determined and corrected.
     
    10-31-2010, 05:02 PM
  #10
Foal
The only way you are going to get this pony to stop bucking is to find the CAUSE or root of the problem. Just trying to find a way to get him to stop the bucking is not going to permanently fix the problem.

You and your trainer need to find out why the pony is bucking. Then you need to get rid of the cause. Now, once the cause is eliminated, you will need to do some retraining. Your pony has most likely gotten into the habit of bucking, and wont stop even when the cause is eliminated; unless he has some retraining.

What I would do in you situation is this: AFTER the cause of his bucking is eliminated, every time he bucks, he needs to have something happen to him that will make him not want to buck anymore. I would ride him in a halter while doing this so as not to develop a hard mouth. So, basicaly what you need to do is, every time you feel him start to buck, take one rein and bring his head around to the side. Then I would have him do a few circles, stand relaxed for a minute, then continue on riding. This may sound tedious, but he must be discouraged from bucking. I hope this helps!! Let me know if you have any questions :)
     

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