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Holding the Bar

Can a Horse Smell Your Attitude?

Biting, Kicking and Ear Pinning

I’m amazed that to some people, horses pinning their ears at other horses, even when they are being ridden, is quite common and accepted.  A horse that pins its ears at another horse or even at people is a horse that is threatening to do more like kick, bite or strike.  As the owner of a horse that is threatening other horses or people, it should not be ok or acceptable in any way.

Setting the Pace

Like most things, when it comes to doing a good job with horses it’s easier to talk about it than actually doing it.  Setting the pace with the horses that you are handling makes an unbelievable difference in the way they handle, what you can count on from them and how they perceive you.

Trailer Loading and Hauling Tips

There are a lot of things to know about horses and trailers that are helpful.  I’ll start with loading.  The interesting thing to know is that you do not need a trailer to prepare a horse for trailer loading.