ridecamp@endurance.net: Re: sacking out

Re: sacking out

Lauren Horn (fourhorn@mail.fia.net)
Wed, 05 Feb 1997 21:18:33 -0800

Mark & Karen Willmus wrote:
> With all due respect, Louise, I'm going to give an opinion contrary to
> yours on the last post.
> Regarding "sacking out:" I would not "sack out" in the cowboy-sense of the
> word an Arab. I might try it on a plow-horse, but what you're talking
> about won't get you anywhere with an Arab.
> I'm no authority, but I'd read John Lyons and Pat Parelli thoroughly, and
> then decide.
> And please don't tie up a leg. Especially for shiers. There's a reason
> they shy (ie. fear and lack of trust in their trainer) and tying up a leg
> only makes it worse. I've got a whole lot of examples I could give you on
> this one, and if you want to hear them, I'd be happy to go on ad nauseum
> about all the things that have gone wrong.
> "Round Pen Reasoning" and "Natural Horse-man-ship"
> Karen Willmus
Reading your post I'm not quite sure if your "for" or "against" Lyons
and Parelli in regards to working with arabs.Please explain further.

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