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post #71 of 85 Old 09-26-2013, 12:21 AM
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^^^^^ Sort of like when the dog has been in the cat box?????

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post #72 of 85 Old 09-26-2013, 09:37 AM
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I have a VERY protective mare, but I only allow that behavior in the pasture.she lives in a large herd where some of the horses can be very naughty. Outside of the pasture no sort of possessive or protective behavior is tolerated.

That being said, she also knows how to kiss :)

She is only asked to kiss when I ask.if I did not ask, she gets scolded.she also does not get a treat every time.
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LOL. 'ol Drift is in horsy heaven now. In my 14 years with him he was always a good boy and never bit. He was just a slobber king.

You got lucky. Your luck is likely to run out if you ever try that 'trick' with another horse.

Another 'horses are just BIG dogs' owner, I presume.

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Another 'horses are just BIG dogs' owner, I presume.
Well he sure was!

I don't presume about other horses tho. I think my Arab was an exception to the norm.
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Well he sure was!

I don't presume about other horses tho. I think my Arab was an exception to the norm.
Your guy sounds just like an Arab I had for a while, he's passed away now, but he was the biggest goober! He had a hereditary disease which left him pretty crippled since birth, not in pain, not not able to move correctly. But he just lived it up, he was always good for a big wet smooch, usually he'd hold his nose out and you could go smooch him, he didn't come into us. He loved his nose played with.
This is him showing off his little attitude :P
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post #76 of 85 Old 10-02-2013, 06:15 AM
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For those who said that trick training is bad/negative, I taught my horse to paw and so many people on here put me down but my horse after weeks of properly working up to it my horse can do a beautiful Spanish walk and she's never hurt me doing it, or does it without my command/instruction. If you want to do trick training you have to be experienced enough and teach it properly its what all the experienced people warn kids and people, but than once again instead of the person training getting the blame trick training gets the blame.

Training something properly takes time to do properly, people forget to only train the horse for a short time at first or what the horse can handle.

And you have to be careful training with food, food is used only for when the horse is just learning to get a horse to properly do a trick or movement in the end food shouldnt be used the horse should just understand and be happy with a pat or release.

Trick training can be dangerous, if you can't do it properly .
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Tricks are great for many things. And also, the only thing that we teach a horse that is something he would learn without human interference is dominance and respect. Everything else we teach a horse is for our own pleasures, and if done incorrectly can lead to people getting hurt. When man first domesticated horses, putting a saddle on him would have been considered a trick.... So saying trick training is wrong is like saying riding a horse is wrong.

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post #78 of 85 Old 10-02-2013, 05:35 PM
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heres tricky.

tricky on a box.jpg
No fear of biteing at all.
His to well mannord.
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My DH getting his face washed by Jazzie - this is one of those
'Don't try this at home folks'
Things I know but she also wouldn't dream of biting. Flo does it as well and always greets our vet with a sloppy kiss!!
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I know that horses are unpredictable, they are animals. But I also am a firm believer that owners /know/ their horses. As I said earlier in this thread, I leased an Appendix who knew how to kiss: he would have never bitten me.

There is something to be said for the bond that certain horses and certain people share.
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