Money and Disposable Horses

MiKael's Mania - Arabian Horses Archive on September 2, 2010, 1:11

Of course, money is the motivator for trainers who engage in the practice of pushing horses to get results in record times but trainers are not the only ones at fault here. Many trainers defend their practices saying that owners wanting horses finished quickly is what's behind their behavior.

Working as a groom I saw enough owners complaining about the cost of training to know pressure is on most trainers to keep expenses down as much as possible. The questioning I've heard over and over about "how long it's taking" to get the job done definitely puts pressure on the trainers to hurry