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- Thank you.... You are the fourth person to send me a private message over the past couple of days basically saying the same thing... I do wonder about some folks with horses and not only in your country but here as well..
I have found a way with horses that works for us and works well...
There is no quick fix with training horses as you will probably already know..
Nice to see you are mostly on top of your horses behaviour issues and hopefully you enjoy your horse riding..(smilies)
Thank you again for your post..
- People make up their minds without actually understanding or wanting to understand the point you're making sometimes you just have to walk away. I dont consider a horse that bucks, has an occasional rear or spook to be a problem horse. It does have the potential to be a problem horse in the wrong hands. These people have probably never had any experience of a real problem and hopefully never will. My sons mare threw a tantrum tonight as she wanted to do some jumping not flat work in the menage so she kept trying to bolt off - she isn't a bad horse she just has attitude. She is so strong that you can't hold her when she has a mood like this but you can talk her down really easily because we spent time on her groundwork.
You sound to be doing a great job in your own quiet way. If people were having so much success with these auction buys there wouldn't be so many going back.
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- canterburyhorsetrailrider liked post by xxBarry Godden On thread : "Mare" is a four letter word.You have fallen into the trap of impatience. You obviously have acquired a mare with spirit and one which knows right from wrong and what she wants out of life. She is not going to give in and...Liked On: 08-26-2012, 06:15 AM
Posted On: 08-26-2012, 05:11 AMcanterburyhorsetrailrider liked post by chandra1313 On thread : Dangers of riding a strange horse.....!Absoulutely and completely you remind me of my own husband lmbo Once I realised that all the annoyances were washed away. You love the debate although your serious about what your talk about, you...Liked On: 08-23-2012, 04:34 PM
Posted On: 08-23-2012, 04:31 PMcanterburyhorsetrailrider liked post by xxBarry Godden On thread : Men in Horse RidingRegularly a thread appears on the Forum which asks why most men do not take up the ownership of a horse. I have often wondered about the undoubted fact that horse riding in Britain is predominantly a...Liked On: 08-23-2012, 08:15 AM
Posted On: 11-21-2010, 04:17 PMcanterburyhorsetrailrider liked post by chandra1313 On thread : Dangers of riding a strange horse.....!Lol you are a cheeky devil. Smiles all round.Liked On: 08-22-2012, 03:25 PM
Posted On: 08-22-2012, 08:22 AMcanterburyhorsetrailrider liked post by faye On thread : Dangers of riding a strange horse.....!Canterbury, I'll happily come for a gallop down the beach with you! it is something i do on a regular basis and I do it bareback! oh and i have lost my brakes on the beach before, but if you are...Liked On: 08-22-2012, 04:42 AM
Posted On: 08-22-2012, 03:33 AMcanterburyhorsetrailrider liked post by jaydee On thread : Dangers of riding a strange horse.....!Seems to me that there are an abundance of very experienced riders on this thread all very keen to point out how great they are and how quickly they can turn a horse around. Unfortunately there are...Liked On: 08-21-2012, 05:54 PM
Posted On: 08-21-2012, 05:31 PMcanterburyhorsetrailrider liked post by nikelodeon79 On thread : Dangers of riding a strange horse.....!Does it cost any less to feed them if they're working?? Are you saying that they're worthless if they aren't "earning their keep?" What about old, retired horses? Should we just euthanize them...Liked On: 08-21-2012, 03:53 PM
Posted On: 08-21-2012, 03:25 PMcanterburyhorsetrailrider liked post by SorrelHorse On thread : Horses off the race track.....!I've had QH's off the track but no TB's personally. I have, however, worked with quite a few OTTB's at the barn. Most of them really aren't very bad. Difficult, a little hot, but all in all...Liked On: 08-20-2012, 10:53 PM
Posted On: 08-20-2012, 10:47 PMcanterburyhorsetrailrider liked post by Janna On thread : Bucking ArabianThe horse should have been 100% in it's manners and ground work before you got on it. You might have created a new problem that possibly wouldn't have happened if the horse had the correct ground...Liked On: 08-20-2012, 02:12 AM
Posted On: 08-19-2012, 11:23 PMcanterburyhorsetrailrider liked post by jinxremoving On thread : WeightYou must be new here. Some people on the forum seem to think that owning a horse is like owning a gold fish... not a whole lot of research goes into the process and it's more of a buy now, worry...Liked On: 08-19-2012, 07:21 PM
Posted On: 08-19-2012, 11:12 AMcanterburyhorsetrailrider liked post by spurstop On thread : Horse Trainers' TimelinesI don't think you know what "broke" means if you are worried about her "losing her spirit." Also, a truly finished horse is going to take a lot longer than a few months. FWIW, I send young...Liked On: 08-19-2012, 06:08 PM
Posted On: 08-19-2012, 04:28 PMcanterburyhorsetrailrider liked post by jaydee On thread : "Playing the Hero" -- when to 'stick with it' & when to realize it's time to move on.I really liked your post because its such a common occurence especially happening a lot in horses being sold cheaply at auctions and ending up in rescue centres - often bought by people who are total...Liked On: 08-19-2012, 03:16 PM
Posted On: 08-19-2012, 09:58 AMcanterburyhorsetrailrider liked post by bsms On thread : Trail Riding EtiquetteI'm trying hard to expand my mare's horizons in pieces small enough for her to chew and digest. There is no way I'd take her right now to a popular trail. That would be rude of ME. Other riders ought...Liked On: 08-19-2012, 01:28 AM
Posted On: 08-18-2012, 09:23 PMcanterburyhorsetrailrider liked post by Endiku On thread : Where can I go for unguided trail riding?:oops: Oops, my mistake Palomine! *waiver. You learn something every day ;) Really? You don't have guides and regulated trail rides? Funny because when I googled 'New Zealand Trail Rides'...Liked On: 08-18-2012, 06:19 PM
Posted On: 08-18-2012, 10:03 AMcanterburyhorsetrailrider liked post by Darrin On thread : Where can I go for unguided trail riding?Couple of points. -There's not much difference between the US and NZ in riding horses you own/lease. Probably the major difference is in attitude when it comes to injuries. It's pretty **** easy...Liked On: 08-18-2012, 06:18 PM
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