People often say “It’s just a trail horse!” which implies that a trail horse is a horse which can only walk straight and nothing else. It could not be further from the truth. A good trail horse is light and responsive and a good trail horse is confident and trusts in its rider. But above all, a good trail horse is bomb-proof. Today I am talking about my experiences training young horses for the trail and how to get them bomb proof!
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Your Equestrian Adventuresses Podcast Host, horse rider, seasoned traveller and trail rider!
Don’t forget to check out the resources section in this article!
- How to work with a young horse
- Ponying/walking horses
- Get them used to traffic
- Bomb proofing your horse
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