Building a Bond Blog Archive on May 10, 2009, 7:30

by Sweetie, age 13

Everyone wants to enjoy a special bond with their horse or pony, but how do you get it? Follow these tips and be your horse’s best friend.

Grooming is a great way to improve your partnership with your horse. Horses groom each other in the herd. But hand grooming is even better than grooming with brushes. You need to respect his personal space, too. Don’t just walk up to the horse and throw his tack or a rug on him, be slow and careful. It’s great to spend loads of time riding your horse, but to form a strong bond with him you need to spend time