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Re: RC: Re: Thanks !:)
Some years ago I had a horse that had a similar spooking pattern
(fortunately, he didn't spin.) It turned out that he had damaged eyesight
and spooked away from that side. Have you checked your horse's eyesight?
There are some tests that you can do. I don't remember them well enough to
describe them to you but perhaps someone else has and idea.
At 09:03 PM 5/5/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Jerry & Susan Milam wrote:
>> I appreciate very much your detailed JL methodology. I just bought his
>> Symposium tape 2 on round pen work I plan to use on Dandy as well.
>> This is my first time really training a horse from such a young age.
I'm> finding after watching his tape I need to sack my other 2 older
horses> out which will make them much safer for me and my kids.
>> I'm also trying some Natural Horsemanship stuff from Parelli as well.
>> Maybe you could help me with a problem I'm having with my 5 yo gelding.
He's a very forward horse, hard to get him to stand after I mount him and
always ready to go off at the trot immediately. I've ridden trails with him
for the past 2 years and done a few LD rides with him. Now for the first
time, we are training alone on roads next to open fields of crops and he's
started spooking by planting his r front foot and turning 90 degrees while
we're at a good paced trot which makes me go right over his r shoulder onto
my butt!!!! ouch. He always seems to spook with his R fore..never on his L.
When we ride with other horses he's never done this. Maybe this is a
learning curve thing and a trust issue because for the first time he
doesn't have a buddy to focus and depend on? He's got all the
responsibility for bugger lookout now.
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