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March 2011 Tip

March 1st, 2011 by admin

Teaching a horse that bites to stop can be very challenging and frustrating, especially if you've actually been bitten and know first hand just how bad that can hurt. 

I learned this little trick by complete accident but it worked for me and my horse has never tried to bite out at me since.  Take a empty milk jug without the cap and have it in hand or nearby.  If your horse tries to bite out at you hit your horse on the side of his face hard enough to make the milk the jug collapse, making a loud noise that will startle him and make him think twice about biting ever again.  Remember, you only have 3 seconds to respond to his bite so be quick and only strike him one time but make it count.  You may be surprised at how effective this inexpensive trick will work.