Gaining Trust in Your Horse

GirlsHorseClub.com Blog Archive on April 12, 2009, 8:30


by Peanut, age 8

Just recently, I started training Gulliver. I had a fun time and gained more trust in him. I want to teach all of you how to do it too.

WHAT YOU NEED

Either an arena or pasture with no other horses in it A long lead rope that does not break easy A halter Small jumps or poles (optional) A whip (optional)

SAFETY TIP: If your horse is high strung or spooks a lot, then have an adult supervise you and your horse.

STEP 1 - Start slow! Walk your horse in circles around your arena\paddock.

STEP 2- Do figure of eights and centre lines, keep your


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