teaching horse to move away from a stick or line - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Horse Training

teaching horse to move away from a stick or line

This is a discussion on teaching horse to move away from a stick or line within the Horse Training forums, part of the Training Horses category

    Like Tree6Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        03-30-2013, 06:03 AM
      #11
    Weanling
    There are two issues, moving the horse and yielding space to the whip. If you want the horse to move in the first place simply bend the horse slightly and then touch with the whip. By bending the horse, and then touching it will move its quarters because it will be caused to loose balance. The other thing is to touch/vibrate (quick/faster)/or twack (touching where the rider's leg will be) until the horse moves, immediately remove pressure (the touches). Rinse, repeat. They learn very quickly (and that is associative to touches for supporting the leg when ridden). A horse should NEVER threaten, pin ears, etc, that shows you are being unclear and annoying (which often happens following an unclear application of any method, esp with a mare). Horses do not really ever test a human, they simply are higher or lower in a herd based upon training, clarity, respect; it is we who have to be clear w/o being crude. Ideally you have a live horseman who has trained horses before showing you how to use actions and not just an article.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     

    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

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Teaching a horse to move his body independently? TexasBlaze Horse Training 0 12-14-2012 01:51 PM
    Teaching a horse to long-line Sheepdog Horse Training 3 05-22-2012 02:35 PM
    Teaching a horse to move with more impulsion, and better transitions. Help? LovesMyDunnBoy Horse Riding 10 11-24-2011 08:39 PM
    Teaching a horse to move with your seat Skyseternalangel Horse Training 21 08-11-2011 03:50 AM
    Teaching Horse To Move Forward Spastic_Dove Horse Training 2 06-12-2008 09:49 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:51 PM.


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