windsucking

  • What is the Difference Between Windsucking and Cribbing?

    What is the Difference Between Windsucking and Cribbing?

    Windsucking and cribbing, or crib biting are both stereotypies.  Stereotypic behavior is an action that horses repeat in a compulsive, habitual way.  There are some similarities between these two stable vices, but they are not quite the same thing.  So, what is the difference between windsucking and cribbing?  Let’s take a look… Windsucking and cribbing…

  • Selling a Horse That Windsucks – 5 Things to Consider

    Selling a Horse That Windsucks – 5 Things to Consider

    Selling a horse can be stressful at the best of times.  But selling a horse that windsucks or has any other stable vice raises other issues that can complicate the process.  Here are some of the things that can be helpful to know. Many buyers are prepared to purchase a horse that windsucks.  However, as…

  • Should You Buy a Horse That Windsucks? 8  Considerations

    Should You Buy a Horse That Windsucks? 8 Considerations

    Buying a horse is an exciting time.  And it can be hard to go and check out a horse for sale and not fall in love with it.  But what should you do if you fall for a horse that’s for sale only to be told that it windsucks?  Should you buy a horse that…

  • Windsucking After Eating  – What, if Anything Should You Do?

    Windsucking After Eating  – What, if Anything Should You Do?

    Some horses windsuck throughout the day and others windsuck now and again.  And some horses only engage in windsucking after eating.  Windsucking after food is such a specific behavior, that often leaves owners scratching their heads in puzzlement.  Why is it that some horses windsuck specifically after they have eaten? Sometimes windsucking after eating can…

  • Why Do Horses Windsuck? – And What Can You Do About It?

    Why Do Horses Windsuck? – And What Can You Do About It?

    Horses are a wonderful hobby and fantastic companions. They’re also complex creatures with many specific needs and quirks. Like people, they can make bad decisions and develop habits detrimental to their health. For example, It’s common that horses windsuck, especially when stabled.  But why do horses windsuck?  Often horses windsuck as a response to one…