Yearling Management

.:EQUUS:. Archive on May 17, 2008, 10:32

I’m not a huge yearling fan but I believe that has something to do with my lack of experience in educating young horses and it just doesn’t appeal to be working with something that is 500 kilograms in weight that doesn’t necessarily know how to lead, hasn’t been introduced to being groomed, having a rug on, being boxed for an extended period of time and eventually being introduced to an anti-rearing bit.

In Australia the first major amount of handling a foal gets is at weaning time - they may be handled for a week or two being introduced to the halter, being walked,