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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
do so.

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 <>
To: <>
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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