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Best place to get a cheep carrot/handy type stick

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  • Carrot stick for horse training
  • Natural horsemanship handy stick ends

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    03-08-2014, 09:29 PM
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Foal
Best place to get a cheep carrot/handy type stick

Looking for a cheep handy /carrot stick. New or if someone has one they are no longer using... Daughters neighbor's kids got out played with and left out and their puppy chewed hers. thanks
     
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    03-08-2014, 09:40 PM
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Weanling
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Originally Posted by luvmytucker    
Looking for a cheep handy /carrot stick. New or if someone has one they are no longer using... Daughters neighbor's kids got out played with and left out and their puppy chewed hers. thanks
Ebay. That is where I get most of my stuff like that. Great place to buy rope halters, too.
     
    03-08-2014, 09:43 PM
  #3
Weanling
What is a carrot stick?
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    03-08-2014, 10:05 PM
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19.69 includes shipping

Amazon.com: Abetta Carrot Stick Training Whip: Sports & Outdoors


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    03-08-2014, 10:19 PM
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Weanling
Whats the difference between a carrot stick and a whip?
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    03-08-2014, 10:25 PM
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Showing
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Whats the difference between a carrot stick and a whip?
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A carrot stick has a hard fiberglass portion about 4 to 5 feet long with a whip like end on it....

The stick part is used to massage the Horse for positive reinforcement and the hard fiberglass part also makes it easy to use a directional device in training.

Parelli and Clinton Anderson among others use them in one of their training methods.

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    03-09-2014, 03:40 AM
  #7
Yearling
Tree branch: Free, serves same purpose.
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    03-09-2014, 10:07 AM
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Foal
Tough-1 Clinician Stick Training Whip - Horse.com
     
    03-09-2014, 10:24 AM
  #9
Showing
Would you believe I get excellent results with a very thin willow about 4 ft long. It's maybe 1/4" thick at the "handle". Nip the teeny branches of and voila! The thin tip will "sing" with quick short wiggles. Dressage whips are fairly inexpensive and if you want the rope attached just remove the end piece and add the rope. Dressage whips are 4' long and much lighter than the carrot sticks. If the pup chewed the rope, just buy cotton rope at most big hardware stores.
     
    03-09-2014, 11:48 AM
  #10
Foal
Thank you its ordered. Much appreciated
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