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Reg. Dec 2018
Posted 2023-05-26 2:45 PM
Subject: Pulling Back


Posts: 74

Has anyone had a horse just start pulling back out of nowhere? And if so, how did you fix it?


Currently stumped.

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Reg. May 2004
Posted 2023-05-27 12:28 PM
Subject: RE: Pulling Back

Military family

Keeper of the King Snake

Posts: 7545
Location: Dubach, LA

I'm hanging out. I've never been able to cure one that pulls back.

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Reg. Jun 2006
Posted 2023-05-30 8:03 AM
Subject: RE: Pulling Back


Posts: 2134
Location: Somewhere else

I never found a way to fix it but the only way I could stop mine was with a gut rope.  He only pulled back when tied to the trailer. He might stand tied all day or 2 mins and then flip out.  The gut rope was the only thing that stopped him from pulling back.

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Reg. Sep 2016
Posted 2023-05-30 9:25 AM
Subject: RE: Pulling Back


Posts: 63

Could never find anything that really stops them. I tie some bale string to my trailer now. It seems as though once they realize they aren't tied solid to the trailer they don't pull back near as often.

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Reg. Apr 2009
Posted 2023-05-30 10:50 AM
Subject: RE: Pulling Back

Living within my means

Posts: 5112
Location: Randolph, Utah

Make sure they're not hurting, we had a mare that never hung back, she did it a few times in a row, got her adjusted and she hasn't done it since. 

If that isn't the issue, try a belly rope. I've got one that will randomly do it (he's not sore just an ass), a belly rope cures him real quick. 

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