Thumbs Up: Checking off the common causes of “bad” behavior
An excitable, spooky horse can totally take the fun out of your barn time, so it’s an important problem to solve. But where do you begin? Start by working with your trainer and veterinarian to get the root of the problem, whether it’s medical, physical, or behavioral. To get one step closer to calm, check out some of the common root causes of equine “bad” behavior, such as the examples listed here:
- Too much grain
- Too little turnout
- Ill-fitting tack
- Dental problems
- Nutritional deficiencies
Thumbs down: Assuming your horse’s attitude is just the way he is
Check out a few of the common causes of equine “bad” behavior above, and then click the link here to learn more about why they could be the root of your horse’s behavioral problem.
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