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RC: Re: Stallion behavior
the stallion at the last year I was on , a thourghbred just used to cover
and produce hunters, used to grab and mouth things. Its natural to them to
The owner overcome the 'problem' when grooming etc by giving him a leather
backed dandy brush to hold. worked wonders.
----- Original Message -----
From: Lif Strand <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 16, 2000 6:23 PM
Subject: RC: Stallion behavior
> With all due respect to Teddy, we've never had to beat (or even strike)
> Nasrif to have him respect us, nor have we had to do that with his coming
> year old son Koko. Nasrif *had* had the tar whipped out of him before we
> got him, and we got him partly because he behaved so poorly. So for some
> horses (in my personal opinion, all horses) the whip is not the answer.
> Teddy's right, though - a stallion that doesn't behave in public is a
> gelding waiting to happen. Get yours trained fast or get the vet to visit
> - and even that might not fix the problem, because once a stallion's
> learned a behavior, it doesn't necessarily just disappear when the
> do. Lif
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