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How to Break and Train the Western Horse - Farnam Horse Library 104
How to Break and Train the Western Horse - Farnam Horse Library 104 Author:Charles Conrad, Editor Good horse trainers are also good people. They must possess the qualities of kindness, consistency, courage and consideration. Develop these traits, and you will find yourself popular with humans as well as horses. In both cases, patience and calmness will achieve a lot more than force. — A horse may be considered well-trained when he is convi... more »nced that he wants to do what his trainer wants him to do. So it is important to reinforce this habit early. If the trainer challenges under conditions which allow the horse to win, then the training schedule will be upset. Like all education, it is a matter of progressing from small things to larger ones.
Training should be accomplished in a rather limited world. The program must begin in a small pen, with fences high enough to discourage the horse's natural inclination to jump« less