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post #1 of 17 Old 05-30-2013, 05:46 PM Thread Starter
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Hello i have a rescue horse who is scared to get into the trailer she was abused and starved she was rescued in September but she wont get into the Trailer any ideas please i have to get her moved by Saturday.
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post #2 of 17 Old 05-30-2013, 05:49 PM
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Have a trainer who works with problem loaders help you, start phoning barns, someone will help you.
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I dont have that kind of money to call a trainer i was hoping for some natural horsemanship i can do to load her
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Any advice would be great
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post #5 of 17 Old 05-30-2013, 05:55 PM
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If you wanted to train her to load why would you wait until 2 days before you need her moved? It might be too late at this point, training requires patience and time, not forced deadlines.
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What are you loading her in? What have you tried so far? What is her reaction?
Have you tried looking up videos on YouTube?

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post #8 of 17 Old 05-30-2013, 06:01 PM Thread Starter
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Im loading her in a two horse trailer and the rescue said she loads fine but it turned out when i went to load her she was terrified, and i tried loading her with her grain its been helping but i was wondering if there was something else i can also try? I been trying with grain for about a week now
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post #9 of 17 Old 05-30-2013, 06:24 PM
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Two horse straight load or slant? Step up or ramp? Have you tried an open stock type trailer?
Again I ask - what is her reaction? That's the big one right there. My gelding shuts down with too much pressure, some horses blow up.
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Two horse straight load or slant? Step up or ramp? Have you tried an open stock type trailer?
Again I ask - what is her reaction? That's the big one right there. My gelding shuts down with too much pressure, some horses blow up.
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its a straight load all she has to do is step up she will usually just walk away but if you bring a rope or lunge line and try to get her in she freaks out and bolts.
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