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post #21 of 23 Old 09-21-2017, 12:09 PM
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He has to earn those treats. Sounds like he's been able to get away with a lot, especially since he hasn't had anyone really continuously work with him.
You need to get his respect. Don't feed anymore treats until you get it! :)

He's going to expect treats & think 'oh, she's letting me get away with this' if you let him do it.

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post #22 of 23 Old 09-25-2017, 08:35 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for all the advice!! I have worked with him this weekend and he has been following me to get hid feed in the evening. I had a trainer come out and he noticed he is food aggressive in general. He is def a work in progress.
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Using food rewards , if you do so, is a balancing act, as horses learn by association, and don't make moral judgement
Thus, until you become more experienced with that timing, reading ahrose correctly, recognizing as to when he starts to become food aggressive, simply do not feed hand treats esp
Having him association coming to you, allowing himself to be haltered, taken to somewhere he is fed a reward in a bucket, while never allowed to become pushy, is the way to go , esp now.
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