Horses - Behavior Issues, Breaking and Training/concentrate on ears

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horse ears
horse ears  
hello sir, while trotting a horse, why should i concentrate on its ears? an exercise rider told me this especially for beginners.

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Why would you watch the ears???? The ears are conected to the head, which is connected to the body. They aren't going anywhere the body isn't going. (If they do seperate...you have a major problem and should consult your vet). If you're driving your auto, do you watch the hood????? You would be in a wreck in no time at all. Look where you want to go!!!! Not at the head of the horse!!!!!!

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Bobby Passons

Expertise

I can answer questions concerning horse training, foundation work, colt starting, western riding, rider confidence and problematic horses.

Experience

20 years in horse training. Starting colts, problematic horses, rider confidence and Western riding. I have specialized in training good/safe trail horses. Shown in western pleasure, halter and trail classes. I worked in West Texas gathering wild cattle.

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AQHA, APHA, NREMT

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degree in prehospital medicine.

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