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You've found the Mary-Dixon page about horsemanship.  Horses are my passion and my obsession.  They have helped me become a kinder, more confident, more patient person.  What they have taught me about them and taught me about myself is immeasureable.  I now try to teach folks about the nature of horses and how to understand each other which leads to a more confident human and a more confident little darling.
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Tip: Horse Nipping

If your little darling is a nipper, simply aggravate him around his mouth when he tries to nip you.  Rub his muzzle left and right, up and down - each time he goes to nip - once or how many times  you have a feel to do it.  Do it gently but firmly.   I generally do it 3 or 4 times..  No need to holler at him or swat him - the rubbing will generally do the trick.   Have a friend try it on you and find out how unbelievably annoying it is !  If this doesn't work, just do it to him even if he is not nipping - he will learn to keep his mouth away from you.  Let me know how you make out!

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