Desensitising Your Horse – Part 4

[caption id="attachment_477" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Desensitising Lily to a big plastic bag"][/caption] Now that you have finally accomplished desensitising your horse to the saddle pad and rope, it is time for the most difficult job. Horses have a natural fear of plastic due to the unnatural look and feel of it…

How Horses See The World

[caption id="attachment_314" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="How horses see the world"][/caption] Much same way cats can see in the dark, horses too see the world in a very different way compared to humans. This is a very important point to remember if you are a horse owner or trainer. Simply having this…

Desensitising Your Horse – Part 2

[caption id="attachment_482" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Lily getting used to a stockwhip"][/caption] An important thing that all trainers should note is that horses must constantly be kept untied, even while they are being led on and haltered. This practice ensures that your horse knows that it can always have the option of…