Sniffing Curiosity

Learning Horses Archive on December 31, 2007, 7:35

Since I know 'officially' own Parelli Level 1, there are some pieces I have missed along the way in terms of learnings and exercises. One of the first recommended exercises is to go out and sit down for 1/2 an hour, no talking and see how long it takes for your horse to touch you.

After spending some time with the horses, treats, and my carrot stick in the pasture I brought my horses into the outdoor arena. I squatted down and just waited. The boys were all over me in just a minute or so, sniffing me all over, sniffing my stick and being close. It was an amazing experience and I have