Stall kicking is unquestionably disruptive and annoying. It is also dangerous and potentially costly - to the barn, to your horse's soundness, and to your pocketbook.
Stall kicking behavior frequently corresponds with generalized lameness, as the repeated concussion causes cumulative damage over time.
Dr. Susan Armstrong, DVM advises:
"Owners or trainers of horses with habits such as stall kicking and door pawing should be aware that they are not benign behaviors and can cause severe injury to equine limbs and hooves. Although these habits and the resulting injuries are rarely studied or widely reported, owners and trainers should take the possible consequences of door kicking and pawing seriously and endeavor to prevent such behavior."
QuitKick stops stall kicking and door banging behaviors faster and more reliably than any other approach - without pain or risk of injury to your horse.
Here's how QuitKick works, in a nutshell:
When the horse kicks, the QuitKick unit "feels" the vibration and responds immediately with two jets of water into the stall. If the horse kicks again, the QuitKick unit sprays again. Instantly. Every time.
The average horse recognizes within a few kicks that its own behavior is causing the jets to spray, so it stops. Its that simple.
Best of all, there is no human interaction involved in addressing the horse's stall kicking behavior.
Once you have installed a QuitKick system, you are free to leave the premises, comfortable in the knowledge that, when you return, the barn will still be standing, your friends at the barn will still be your friends, and your horse will be as sound as when you left. Imagine that.