Biting when girthing up

July 29, 2013
  I regularly get letters about Horses that attempt to bite, lay their ears back, snake their heads, cow kick and so on, whilst being girthed up. There have been many a proposition put as to the cause but as usual, I like to "listen to the horses" There are plenty of 'Girthy Horses' in this World and I reckon I would meet about 10% that are. They are born that way and I am yet to meet one that has Veterinary induced touchiness. Watch this as a possible cause https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzuWBwVf2rc Regardless of the Problem, such Horses need to be given [...]
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