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  1. Horse Training
    So I've done a lot of reading and consulted my riding instructor, and some horsey friends, and I've gotten mixed messages from all. What I would like to know is what people think about using snacks in trick training horses? Some people say it can start or encourage "bad habits" such a nipping...
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    G'day. I'm looking for ideas of tricks to teach my mare. I'd love it if people could comment some trick suggestions and best methods of teaching said trick/s. Would love some tips also on learning to ride bareback. I have never done so before, but my mare just broke her saddle and it'll take a...
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    I have just purchased a 6 month old filly, she's a Fresian/Paint cross and she is beautiful and very sweet, but also quite stubborn. Thanks to some outside circumstances, she doesn't really know how to lead. She knows what a halter is, and she will back and move from side to side but for the...
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    I want to teach my horses to keep their heads down (part of western pleasure). How do I teach them to do it, and how do I get them to keep their heads down while I'm riding?? One of my horses has a shorter, stockier neck.... can she still do it??
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