Problem Horses - Aslan's Story 3 - Change of Environment [Slideshow]

Gabi Neurohr Problem Horses - Aslan for the first time in our riding arena

Horses are very susceptible to changes, especially environment. Until now, I worked with Aslan in his field. He has gained enough confidence in me and my tools that I took him into our outdoor arena. I wanted to see if he was only afraid of people and training in general or if he also had environmental fears.

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Problem Horses - Aslan's Story 1 - From Fear to Trust [Slideshow]

Gabi Neurohr Horse Training - Aslan from fear to trust

Aslan is a very special pony, who had some unfortunate experiences in his past which caused him to lose all his trust in people and especially their tools and what they will do to him. He is here for 2 months to get help with his deep fear and to find trust again. This is the very beginning of our relationship. First of all, I have to convince him of my good intentions.

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Difficult Horse Zayin 5 - Riding an Explosive Horse

Gabi Neurohr Problem Horses - Zayin starts to buck

Zayin had the treatments necessary for his physical issues. Now I have to ride him every day to support his rehabilitation. His fragile emotions and spookiness make this a challenging task. I use a few strategies to help him stay connected and reasonably calm.

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Difficult Horses - Obelix - a Little Black Guy in Trouble [Slideshow]

Gabi Neurohr Problem Horses - Horse is pulling on the rope

The day when Obelix had to see the vet and it was impossible to touch him for examination or treatment, his owners followed the advice of their vet contacted me for help. The horse was pulling around their the two daughters, an age of 10 and 13, and it started to become more and more difficult to prepare him for riding. Grooming, placing the saddle and the bridle had become a big drama each time.

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