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The Importance Of Horse Training

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Horse Training

Breaking a horse is not something that you can do in one day. There is a list of things that you should do in order to get a successful horse. Whether you raised the horse or bought one at a auction, there will always be some complications in the training process. Here are some tips to training a horse successfully. The beginning years of a horses life is the most important. Young horses should be handled mostly by people. "A foal should be handled by people almost right away after their birth" (Bell). By spending time with the horse right after it is born helps with his comfort around people. This is the best way because, the foal has the ability to imprint on that person. You should begin being around
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When you are going to start your horse, you need to make sure that you have about ten days that you can spend with him nonstop. Foundation ground training is one of the most important types of training (Bell). According to Laura Bell, "Foundation ground training is high up on the list of most important trainings a Horse will ever receive, but often it is overlooked or gone over so quickly that it 's not solid." I think that training your own horse is one of the most peaceful experiences that there is. It does involve a lot of patience, having a open mind, respect, the ability to solve some problems, and it also creates a good…show more content…
One of the first things that you should do is the Jeffery Method. "Before you des entire him to the saddle, jump up and down on him, rub all over him, lean over the top of him" (Lewis). "When you 're leaning and jumping all over him, keep your knees together so that if he jumps you 'll land on your feet and won 't get hurt"(Lewis). This prepares the horse to have weight on him. When you do anything you always want to have a lead rope on him, that way if he decides that he wants to run you could stop him. When saddling locate your horses withers. This is located between the horses neck
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