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post #11 of 14 Old 01-15-2010, 02:44 AM
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You found a solution that works for you not the horse. I don't see how he hasn't broke the cross ties and gone mad... Like others said, Its a matter of time before he starts kicking or pushing you into the wall.
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post #12 of 14 Old 01-15-2010, 08:50 AM
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Everyone else has it right. You've done nothing but put him in a tighter box (in a manner of speaking). It's only a matter of time before he goes after you again. This time it'll probably be worse.

Turn out will more than likely help, the more the better. Maybe a diet change. And definitely a vet check to make sure there isn't a pain issue.
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post #13 of 14 Old 01-18-2010, 04:06 PM
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thats no solution, thats a crutch.

...and one POed horse.....

also why in the heck did you take off his halter while he was walking into a stall like that? its VERY easy for him to turn and get you again! also you really should be leading horses into their stalls. i know a lot of people do it by turning them loose...whatever, im just saying that one little spook can send them flying into their stall and a whack on the hip. now you have possible injury, AND possible (probable) stall runner.

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post #14 of 14 Old 01-18-2010, 04:39 PM
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THIS HORSE NEEDS MANNERS! Everone is right who says signs will not work they won't. He will know if you are afraid of him! This doesn't help and I understand why you are afraid, but if you just cover the behavior up it will get worse and next time it will be more life threating. I am glad to hear that you got back on but stop letting this horse push you around. So if you need to stop riding for a month to re teach ground manners do it. Riding sometimes what the horse needs, it needs to know who is in charge. Is this horse on grain if so I would stop that to especially if stalled all day it is energy that he doesn't need. If you can turn him out to pasture do it too. GOOD LUCK!
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