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The top 3 tricks horse owners can use to unspoil a barn flawed horse - pets


It's been weeks since you went riding. Now you have time to ride this day and there ain't no one gonna stop you. Excited, you encumber up your horse and get on him. You get about 50 feet from the barn and your horse turns about and goes back - and you can't stop him. Why? You have a barn flawed horse. This is a collective scenario for novice horse owners.

Here are the top three tricks to solve the barn sour problem.

Teach your horse that you have be in command of over him. Once your horse gets it in his mind that you can make him do what you want him to do, you have charge over him and can thus make him leave the barn. One way to get check over him is to use a education practice called doubling. When you alter ego your horse you teach him you can charge him.

It doesn't take long beforehand your horse will know you can charge him. Be assiduous when doubling though. If you do it too much at a time you can over do it. Your horse could get so easily upset to you doing it that he may try to anticipate it. If he sees your hands assembly the slightest change that looks like you're about to bend in half him, he may bend in half himself. Thus, just bend him four to six times a day on both sides. He'll at once learn you have control.

The next thing you can try is this: Make it dang hard to do the wrong thing - and make it real easy to do the right thing. Here's what I mean. A while back my horse didn't want to leave her followers or the barn. We'd get about 100 feet away and she'd turn about and bolt back. She'd stop in front of the barn expectant me to get off, delete the lumber and tack, and put her back into the corrals.

By my barn is two hay stacks. There is a space amid them big an adequate amount to go all the way through and do amount eights about the hay stacks. So every time she'd go back I would make her work, and work, and work at in succession assume eights about those hay stacks. Then I would test her to see if she had an adequate amount of and would leave the area.

The first seven times she ran back. Each time we came back to the barn we'd run more laps about the hay stacks. I could tell she was in receipt of tired. But the eighth time I walked her away from the hay stacks I noticed she went quite a ways ahead of revolving to go back.

When we went back again we ran more amount eights. Only this time I could tell we didn't have to do too many. I walked her out and away from doing the assume eights and I rapidly had a horse who certain that it was sooo much nicer going for a walk away from the barn instead than doing a bunch of shabby ol' appear 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. Don't wait for weeks or months in concerning 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 be supposed to ride everyday. But that's hard to do with today's time constraints) Doing that your horse will get in his brain that you're going to ride and he's going to leave the barn and there will be no argument. In fact, if you want to have a great horse the largest cloak-and-dagger is this: Ride the heck out him!

So if your horse is barn blemished you can try doubling him to show you are in control. The next thing you can try is building the wrong thing arduous and the right thing easy. Make it dang hard for him to go the wrong thing and very agreeable to do the right thing. And lastly, ride your horse often. Two to three times a week if possible.

About The Author

Andy Curry is a nationally known horse teacher and dramatist of quite a few best promotion horse education and horse care books. For in order visit his website at www. horsetrainingandtips. com. He is also the most important connoisseur on Jesse Beery's horse instruction methods which can be seen at www. horsetrainingandtips. com/Jesse_Beerya. htm.


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