The Top 3 Tricks Horse Owners Can Use To Unspoil A Barn Sour Horse

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The first seven times she ran back. Each time we came back torepparttar barn weíd run more laps aroundrepparttar 125804 hay stacks. I could tell she was getting tired. Butrepparttar 125805 eighth time I walked her away fromrepparttar 125806 hay stacks I noticed she went quite a ways before turning to go back.

When we went back again we ran more figure eights. Only this time I could tell we didnít have to do too many. I walked her out and away from doingrepparttar 125807 figure eights and I suddenly had a horse who decided that it was sooo much nicer going for a walk away fromrepparttar 125808 barn rather than doing a bunch of crummy olí figure eights. We had a nice ride that day and she was in no hurry to get home.

The last thing to do is this: Ride. Ride a lot. Donít wait for weeks or months in between riding. Try to ride at least once per week for three or four hours. Preferably, try to ride at least twice a week for a few hours at a time. (Ideally, you should ride everyday. But thatís hard to do with todayís time constraints) Doing that your horse will get in his brain that youíre going to ride and heís going to leaverepparttar 125809 barn and there will be no argument. In fact, if you want to have a great horserepparttar 125810 biggest secret is this: Riderepparttar 125811 heck out him!

So if your horse is barn spoiled you can try doubling him to show you are in control. The next thing you can try is makingrepparttar 125812 wrong thing difficult andrepparttar 125813 right thing easy. Make it dang hard for him to gorepparttar 125814 wrong thing and very pleasant to dorepparttar 125815 right thing. And lastly, ride your horse often. Two to three times a week if possible.



Andy Curry is a nationally known horse trainer and author of several best selling horse training and horse care books. For information visit his website at www.horsetrainingandtips.com. He is also the leading expert on Jesse Beery's horse training methods which can be seen at www.horsetrainingandtips.com/Jesse_Beerya.


How To Use Horse Training Thinking To Solve Dang Near Any Problem With A Horse!

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So it is withrepparttar rider and horse. Maybe not to that extent, but still it happens.

And sincerepparttar 125803 rider is human and capable of reasoning, then he or she must berepparttar 125804 one to interruptrepparttar 125805 pattern of behavior. The rider must loosen up while inrepparttar 125806 saddle. Relax. Have fun. Learn to watchrepparttar 125807 horse's signals that he has spotted something - and then talk torepparttar 125808 horse and start giving him confidence.

Soon,repparttar 125809 horse's demeanor will change andrepparttar 125810 result will be a more relaxed, fun to ride horse.

Whetherrepparttar 125811 rider realizes it or not, he or she is trainingrepparttar 125812 horse by just riding. The horse simply reacts torepparttar 125813 stimuli he gets. Ifrepparttar 125814 stimuli is consistent,repparttar 125815 horse's reaction will become a habit until changed. Ifrepparttar 125816 stimuli is tense, causes fear reactions, and so on,repparttar 125817 result is a spooky horse.

This is but one example of how us humans can actually berepparttar 125818 reasonrepparttar 125819 horse does or does not do something we ask of him. Although it's true thatrepparttar 125820 rider is notrepparttar 125821 cause 100% ofrepparttar 125822 time, it's a good place to start untanglingrepparttar 125823 problem because it's often where it begins

Andy Curry is a nationally known horse trainer and author of several best selling horse training and horse care books. For information visit his website at www.horsetrainingandtips.com. He is also the leading expert on Jesse Beery's horse training methods which can be seen at www.horsetrainingandtips.com/Jesse_Beerya.


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