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barn sour

barn sour
 adj.— «This “balking” behavior that you see in your mare as you try to ride her away from her herdmates in the field is often called “herd bound” or “barn sour.”» —“Herd Bound Horses” by Nancy Diehl TheHorse.com July, 2001. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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