Training a Young Horse

CHERRY HILL'S HORSEKEEPING NEWSLETTER

January 2009

Cherry Hill's
Horsekeeping Almanac

Making,
Not Breaking
101 Longeing and
Long Lining Exercises
Longeing and Long Lining
English and Western
How To Think
Like A Horse
Cherry Hill's Horsekeeping Almanac
Making Not Breaking by Cherry Hill
101 Longeing and Long Lining Exeercises
Longeing and Long Lining the Western Horse
How to Think Like A Horse by Cherry Hill

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Happy New Year !!
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Sacking out a  young horse to a waving flagIt is going to be a great year for you to reach all of your horsekeeping and training goals. To help you along, Richard and I are continuing with the Sherlock series.

 

On the Way to the Arena Sherlock Meets the Flag

After riding Sherlock a few times in the round pen, Richard was ready to introduce him to working in a larger space. This would allow Sherlock to move out in longer, freer strides. Forward motion is one of the first goals in training a young horse and you will rely on it for everything else you will teach your horse.

So, Richard saddled and bridled Sherlock. With a rope halter and lead under the bridle, leading is more effective and easier to do correctly than leading with only a bridle.

Richard started to lead Sherlock to the arena, but that new route took them past the flag pole. It was a windy day but Richard is not one to avoid working a horse in adverse conditions. In fact, he'd probably choose a windy day or hail storm ! He wants his horse to get used to everything. Read more...

 

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