At your wits end with your rearer? Try these tips from Clinton Anderson to cure a frustrating and frightening behavioural problem. 

 

I’ve heard lots of crazy stories about how to deal with a horse that rears, and I’m sure you have too. I’ve heard of everything from whacking horses between the ears with sticks, busting a balloon filled with warm water over their heads and making loud noises to get horses to stop. Very rarely do any of these techniques work, and even if they do the result is usually short-lived.