Sizing Things Up.......A New Ball Game.........

MiKael's Mania - Arabian Horses Archive on October 21, 2010, 2:15

Part 1

The first opportunity after the Arabian horse's feet were trimmed, I had Storm over to the park. To my best recollection the horse has never been there before so I didn't know what he'd think. That big open arena with the hill overlooking it can intimidate even a well trained horse at times.

Most of the time if anything scary happens it comes from up on that hill. With horses being prey animals that overhead intrusion is one extremely sensitive for most horses. A "bad" experience on a first time experience at the park can result in a hyper vigilant horse