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We train a horse through narrow spaces
The exercise I want to talk about will help you steer your horse through narrow spaces without moving. Horses are claustrophobic in nature and, when brought in or guided into a narrow space, they can start to panic. The “sending” exercise will become a convenient tool that will help your horse overcome the fear of narrow spaces, as well as other “creepy” objects. With this exercise, I teach horses to enter a horse carrier. Continue reading
Desensitization: Give the Horse Confidence
Fright is a natural reaction of horses. They are animal victims with a developed flight instinct, and this means that they are more likely to flee from danger than to fight it. Increase your horse’s confidence by performing simple, desensitizing exercises with it.
Start with the least scary object you have – with a chombur. Continue reading
This article is transferable.
Andrew McLean played a leading role in training horse owners around the world, in particular, he tried to convey how horses think. This article appeared in 1995, but is relevant to this day.
All animals eventually developed certain behavioral mechanisms that ensure their survival in a particular environment. People, for example, have hands with opposed thumbs, the ability to walk on two legs, and the brain, which is in many ways ahead of the brain of other animals, it is able to understand and reason. Continue reading