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whip shy

  1. Horse Training
    I recently bought a horse (well, about three months ago) and we are still patiently awaiting a round pen to be purchased. Jäger was abused and is terrified of whips, so we have been diligently working on desensitizing him to them, which is coming along well, but he still has his moments of...
  2. Horse Training
    I am working a 5-year old very green and opinionated Saddlebred mare. She is very resistant to going forward, light on forehand, kicks out and does bucks when I insist on asking her with my legs. We get into it with her all the time - basically we have who is boss confrontations, when I keep on...