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My new horse has been playing a lot harder in his pasture than his last, so he tends to be a lot more lazy. Any tips and advice?

My new horse has been playing a lot harder in his pasture than his last, so he tends to be a lot more lazy. Any tips and advice?
If he is gaining weight the laziness might not be lack of energy. Check if he is not feeling any pain. If he isn't I agree with Elizabeth on spurs or just insisting a bit more.
We can't put any more grain on him because he is gaining a lot of weight even on the light weight.
If you need to get them in front of your leg, try a spur. Also, try less pasture time or more grain to give him more energy
If he has a constant increase in his work routine, even if in the paddock, maybe think about increasing his feed, at least until he becomes conditioned to more work.