Re: [RC] Horse Potty Training - FASTGraphic
Have had the same "problem" with my mare, Solitaire. She is quite the lady -
and does not like peeing in public, especially under saddle. As for cueing
off of me? Well, let's just say that, as a male with the necessary outdoor
plumbing, I have a distinct advantage here and yes, she will cue off of me.
:o) But I did learn a trick from Tammy at Trail-Rite, and that is a distinct
"pee-noise." When I feel she needs to pee under saddle, I stop her, lean up
off the saddle with my face close to her ears, and make a little
whooshing/whistling sound. Now, I have made this sound EVERY time I am near
her and she pees - in and out of her stall. She has learned to associate
this sound with the relief of peeing, and it helps put her in the right frame
of mind. To pee or not to pee, that is her question. Seems the sound helps
her make up her mind and "make stream." :o) Good luck! You may feel
foolish at first, whistling to a peeing horse, but I swear it works!
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