What do you do with a horse that rears?
Many people say to sell it, don't purchase it and just walk away. I have to say that I just can't do that. I have raised this filly from the day she hit the ground and I take full responsibility for how she is behaving. She is really good on the ground and at first it translated as a quiet and easy going under saddle. However after months in the arena and inconsistent riding she has started rearing when asked to work. It started out as a little hop with a head toss; however now we are into full blown rearing now.
People say that once they start this that you can't fix it. I however do not believe this is correct and I will refuse to give up on her. I truly believe that she is just bored and I have obviously missed something in her training.
I am going to start with the ground again and see where my holes are. I am going to start driving her and teaching her a stronger work ethic and that it can be fun and adventurous instead of boring and mundane.
I will keep y'all posted on the progress. Tomorrow is the beginning of bright new day!
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