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        05-11-2012, 01:37 PM
      #11
    Weanling
    Yup been riding him in just his halter he seems to be getting more and more calm. Spooked at his food bucket this morning! Hahahaha. He probably thinking that his grain might turn into a boogie man! Haha
         
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        05-20-2012, 12:22 PM
      #12
    Trained
    You definitely got a good trail horse, if his entire spook involves stopping to look at something! It's nice to see somebody had a good horse buying experience with all the scammers out there. Have fun with him.
         
        05-20-2012, 01:12 PM
      #13
    Green Broke
    Just my 2 cents. I never allow a horse to graze while handling them. Seems to be the beginning of then grass becomes the focus for them You only work them a small amount in a time period and they can wait for food. That is also part of a respect thing. Soon they won't respect you and just want grass in most cases.
         
        05-20-2012, 02:25 PM
      #14
    Showing
    My good trail horse would often become alert and my initial response was thinking he was going to spook. In 23 years he spooked once, a single side step when an unseen partridge flew up from long grass under his jaw. I was bareback and lost my seat. In a split second he did his best to get back under me but I'd hit the point of no return and let my legs slide off. It's the horses that seem dozy on the trail that will often explode when spooked. I'm all for allowing a horse to graze when I dismount and remove it's bridle (halter underneath). This is the only time it's allowed and rarely in the same place twice. Why not pack a lunch for both of you and head to a nice spot and enjoy lunch together.
         
        05-21-2012, 01:26 PM
      #15
    Weanling
    He's become herd bound and his spook has evolved into jumping and spinning. ERG. He tries to bolt when his buddy goes away. Ug
         

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