Aggressive new pony, charges when lunging - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Natural Horsemanship

Aggressive new pony, charges when lunging

This is a discussion on Aggressive new pony, charges when lunging within the Natural Horsemanship forums, part of the Training Horses category
  • Horse charges when lunging

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    11-04-2010, 03:56 PM
  #11
Weanling
Quote:
Originally Posted by Crickett    
Only thing different I would have done, is work her harder and longer than the 5 minutes. Good job getting after her tho.
As she gets fitter I will (if needed). She is just in pretty poor shape. Her previous owner said she hadn't been ridden on several months, and even when she was being ridden is was a short ride through the neighborhood a couple of times a month. She was also housed in a rather small corral with no turnout. I didn't want to over stress her, but she was puffing pretty good.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    11-04-2010, 04:56 PM
  #12
mls
Trained
With only two other pasture mates - I would of taken them out of the area and left the pony alone. Not fair to potentially have them involved in the issue.
     
    11-06-2010, 05:28 PM
  #13
Foal
Have you seen her again yet?Think you did a great job, The end result was proof enough of that.
     
    11-06-2010, 05:55 PM
  #14
Weanling
Quote:
Originally Posted by Katana    
Have you seen her again yet?Think you did a great job, The end result was proof enough of that.
Not yet, but I'm headed over to see her today, I'm very interested to see how it goes this time.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    11-06-2010, 07:42 PM
  #15
Foal
Yes me too - Keep us updated :)
     
    11-08-2010, 11:44 AM
  #16
Weanling
Well I got another session with Sissy in over the weekend. At first she thought she didn't want to be caught, it only took me sending her off once for her to change her mind.

For this lesson we moved into the round pen and worked on line. Boy what an attitude change! She was still by no means an angel, but she didn't charge me, lol! I've got her changing directions consistantly turning to the inside at a walk and trot. Nice transitions through all gaits, and transitions up on hand signals alone. Woah still needs some work, as does her off line back-up (on line I can easily get 5-6 steps now.

I didn't ride her yet, she still needs some more condition before I ask her to start work with a rider. But I think she's coming along well. She seems to have a good mind, isn't reactive but moves out well when asked. I'm starting to think she'll be a good little pony after all. Hopefully she'll make a fun lead line pony for the kids in another year or two, her jog is sure showing a lot of potential.

Also, after the lunge session we decided to see how show she would react to the clippers. She didn't like them initially but after about oh... 30 seconds she got over it and I clipped her bridle path and muzzle. I didn't clip her ears though, per my aunts request- we are coming into winter.
     

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
My yearling charges at me in the round pen!! help please Tayler Horse Training 16 09-28-2010 01:39 AM
Breaking a spoiled 2 yr old that pins her ears and charges. Calypso70 Horse Training 30 12-14-2009 01:41 AM
HELP, my horse charges small animals! cwgrlup85 Horse Training 12 09-12-2009 10:11 PM
Nasty Pony when lunging CambriaStables Horse Training 18 12-20-2007 01:44 PM
young horse charges and postions self to kick out mokinho Horse Training 18 03-02-2007 12:24 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:08 PM.


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