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Horse rearing during reverse of direction

08 Apr

I recently rescued a 7 yr old Arab mare that was pretty green. The handling that had been done with her wasn\’t a positive so she has some fear issues. I have all of your DVD\’s and am wondering how to deal with a specific issue. I realize you are very busy and I would understand if you aren\’t able to answer. When lunging on the ground, when I ask her to reverse directions, the will rear up and then walk off. How can I stop the rearing? Thank you for taking the time to read this : ) God Bless

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Here are two ideas.
1) do the reverse more often and at higher speed (trotting, reversing every 2 circles etc)
2) video tape the problem and send me a youtube copy and I can be more specific for you.
Ride with Faith,
Stacy Westfall
 
1 Comment

Posted by on April 8, 2012 in Members Question

 

One response to “Horse rearing during reverse of direction

  1. wallae3

    April 8, 2012 at 6:53 am

    I would like to see the video, too!

     

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