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post #21 of 23 Old 02-24-2010, 08:51 AM
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If it is too painful to ride consider a gaited horse. That horse would be going down the road.
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post #22 of 23 Old 02-24-2010, 09:37 AM
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I think you should get one of those protective vests. And maybe you should just trail ride, it is less dangerous.
No it's not. In fact, it's MORE dangerous than ring riding because you're not in a fenced-in environment.

Horses need to be quiet and steady, or at least controllable, if you're riding them out in the open. A horse who bucks is not the greatest candidate for anything other than an enclosed area.

OP, have your horse checked for pain. If this is unusual behaviour for him, he's probably hurting somewhere.

JJ was tossing his head when bitted, so I had the vet out to look at his teeth. Yep, they needed to be done. Had 'em taken care of, and he's no longer throwing his head.

A regularly steady-eddie who is acting up is usually doing it because of pain. They can't tell us verbally what's wrong, so acting out is the only way they have of letting us know that something's not right. It's up to us to figure out what's wrong and correct it quickly.
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post #23 of 23 Old 02-24-2010, 09:56 AM
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I agree with the people that say stick to it. It sounds like you are doing what you can right. And horse riding is dangerous. Your horse is probably fine, but nobody can ride without falling. I can garuntee that anyone thats really ridden has gotten hurt. Perehaps you could do a little research onn the sign of bucking and exactly what to do? I'm sure you already know it, but if you read it again, then maybe you could look out for it, because if he has bucked once, he will probably buck again.
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