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post #1 of 5 Old 09-26-2011, 04:53 PM Thread Starter
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Trail Riding Tack ???

i have a 5yr old mare who is very moody and bucks a lot and i am worndering what i should use on the trails i have
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post #2 of 5 Old 09-26-2011, 05:07 PM
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If she is moody and bucks a lot then you shouldn't be riding her on trails. Get a gentler horse before you get hurt.

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post #3 of 5 Old 09-26-2011, 06:18 PM
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If she is bucking because she is moody and just a crank I would agree with Kevin - trails can be dangerous by themselves without adding a bucking horse to the equation. Find out why she is bucking and address that before taking her on the trails.

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I made the mistake of taking a bucker out on trails.
You don't want to know the kind of horror stories my bodily injuries could tell you. Agree with the other commenters, fix the bucking, THEN go for trails :)
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post #5 of 5 Old 09-27-2011, 01:37 AM
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On the bandwagon. Fix the bucking. Before you both get hurt.

Pssh.I didn't pick up the wrong lead
It's called a counter canter...
...A very advanced maneuver.
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