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        10-12-2009, 03:00 PM
    Thank you....

    Last week I asked for advice on my Paint who moves when I mount. Many of you were kind enough to respond.

    Horse moves when I mount

    Well, I was gone to a dog show all last week and today was the first time I was able to go out to see the horse since I posted. Sure enough, he was moving the second I swung my leg over. I backed him up twice the amount of steps he took. He didn't like it. Teehee!

    I got down and we did it again. He moved five steps, he backed ten. We did it again and again until finally he stood still. Well, until I moved a bit to get comfortable. So we backed up again.

    I wasn't necessarily gentle with him, I let him know I meant it.

    Finally, I got up, moved around, all the time telling him to whoa and stand still. Then he got praised and I gave him a cue to move forward.

    Then he did it again and got praised even more.

    So hopefully the light bulb will come on a bit quicker for him the next time, but I wanted to let you all know we're working on it and your suggestions worked.

    Thanks again.
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        10-12-2009, 08:24 PM
    That's great news. It's always nice to know that forums like these can help us solve problems. He'll be standing like a rock in no time.
        10-13-2009, 01:59 AM
    Thats great ! :)
    I hope he will stand still for you soon enough !

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