Ask Monty: What do you use to protect your horse’s back?

2012-01-05T02:41:41-07:00

Question: My lovely appaloosa mare, Leggs, and I enjoy rambling round the countryside (hacks/trails of 10-20 miles) and a few long distance rides each year. Leggs' current saddle pad is a bit too long, rubbing slightly over her lumbar spine/loin area. The problem is that we live in the UK and ride western. Well, Leggs [...]

Ask Monty: What do you use to protect your horse’s back?2012-01-05T02:41:41-07:00

Ask Monty: Why is my horse aggressive at feeding time?

2011-12-27T17:46:34-07:00

Question: What do you do with a mare that pins her ears when you feed her? Monty's Answer: If a horse should own any part of the day, it's when they're eating. When you feed a horse, leave them alone. Get the feed to them as easily as you can without mixing in at all, [...]

Ask Monty: Why is my horse aggressive at feeding time?2011-12-27T17:46:34-07:00

Ask Monty: How do you clip a big horse who is terrified of the clippers?

2011-12-08T01:39:33-07:00

Question: How would you clip a big horse who is terrified of the clippers without doping him? Monty's Answer: Thank you for sending this question to me. In the past two years my menu of procedures has grown tremendously where this problem is concerned. Yes it's true; at 76 I'm still learning. There was a [...]

Ask Monty: How do you clip a big horse who is terrified of the clippers?2011-12-08T01:39:33-07:00

Ask Monty: Isn’t it OK to hit the horse who bites you?

2011-11-09T04:42:38-07:00

Editor's note: This post from Monty is in response to a Facebook comment raising the issue of hitting a horse that bites... Dear Derek, I couldn’t ask for a better opening of the door for me to explain my position regarding the statements that you made which I am considering a question. Your response is [...]

Ask Monty: Isn’t it OK to hit the horse who bites you?2011-11-09T04:42:38-07:00

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2011-07-08T01:59:06-07:00

Monty's latest Question and Answer: Which qualities should a person have if they would like to work with horses? For Monty's answer, go to his blog at: http://blog.montyroberts.com/bid/46267/Ask-Monty-Roberts-The-qualities-of-a-good-horse-trainer

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