When we brought him home I put him in a full cheek slow twist. Peebs can pop both shoulders and make circles much more egg shaped than round and the full cheek helped with our turning. The first few rides he seemed a bit pissed if I got too handsy when jumping and proved he is a master of the angry head toss. So I dropped him into a d-ring french link where he promptly ignored me. He wasn't bad or mean about it; he would just stick his little nose in the air and go "La la la la la, I can't hear you". So back to the slow twist we went.
Tuesday I set a few cross rails up with the plan to string together a little course. We started warming up by trotting one and the second time through Peebs flipped me the
Obviously a lot has changed from his old home to now, and we all know trying to figure out what sets a horse off can be impossible sometimes, but to me Peebs' crankiness seemed mouth/bit related. He needs his teeth done ASAP, and will get them done once I get back from my vacation next week.