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Horses are a lot of things; playful, majestic, strong, curious, gentle, dependable. But they are also loving and loyal - once you bond with a horse, they will be your friend for life. However, developing that kind of relationship takes dedication and effort. You will need to devote hours of time to your horse and show him that you're someone he can trust. Once you've earned that trust, you'll have the truest friend anyone could ever ask for. This article will help you get started.
The horse will trust you even more if you spend that time talking to it with a soothing voice. You can talk to the horse about the weather, a new recipe, anything at all as long as it gets used to the sound of your voice. Once the horse approaches you, slowly move your hand and scratch the spot at the base of its mane between the shoulder blades to instantly relax it. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
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You can begin this process by: Simply spending time with the horse in his stall, in the arena, or in the pasture. Pull up a chair and just sit with him, or walk around slowly - not getting too close - letting him get used to having you around.
Soon you will see him beginning to follow your movements with his eyes and head, watching you curiously. Do this everyday, without putting any pressure on the horse to interact with you. In time, he will walk Desert Skies - Unknown Artist - Escape to you of his own accord and start to investigate more closely.
Allow him to smell you, nuzzle you and lick you, without attempting any contact in return. Once trust has been established, the horse may walk over to you as you approach, whinny in greeting or start following you as you move around.
That's when you know you've made friends! Talk to the horse. One essential way of bonding with a horse is to let him get used to the sound of your voice. Talk to him about the weather, about share prices, about a new lasagna recipe you've been dying to try - anything at all!
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This is very non-threatening behavior and will help the horse to feel safe. A quick scratch on this spot can instantly cause the horse to relax. People unfamiliar with horses will usually reach straight for a horse's face or nose, but this is a mistake. A horse's nose is a very sensitive and private spot, and should only be touched when the horse allows it. Breathe in the horse's nostrils. If you ever watch how horses interact when they're alone, you'll notice that they greet each other by sniffing and blowing around each other's nostrils.
This allows them to recognize each other's scent. If you suck a peppermint beforehand, he'll probably like you even more!
Give a treat. As you are probably already aware, horses love treats. Therefore, being the provider of treats is a great way to endear yourself to any friends of the equine variety.
Things like raisins, sugar cubes, apple slices, carrots, sunflower seeds, hay cubes and peppermints are usually popular, though you should experiment with different foods to find out what your particular horse is partial to.
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Over time, a horse can come to associate these places with certain tasty morsels and may begin to nip at fingers or nuzzle at pockets. Do not encourage this behavior; place treats in a feeder or bucket instead. Be patient. The amount of time it takes to befriend a horse will vary from animal to animal. It will depend on the age of the horse, the treatment he received at the hands of previous owners, as well as the horse's individual personality. Young, well-cared for horses may quickly imprint on a new owner, trusting them completely within a matter of weeks.
Older horses, who may have been mistreated in the past, will be slower to adjust to a new person and their trust will need to be earned slowly over several months, or even years. It is important to have patience with the horse and avoid pushing him to do things he's not comfortable with. Like human friendships, a relationship with a horse takes time to build.
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Do some groundwork. You should do some groundwork with your horse before you attempt to ride him. This establishes you as the leader and teaches the horse to follow your command, while also reinforcing his trust in you. Use a halter and lead and go on a small expedition, walking beneath trees, through water or over bridges, side by side.
This will plant you firmly within your horse's comfort zone. Always walk beside the horse, never in front of it, and avoid dragging or tugging on the lead. Walk beside his head or place your hand on his shoulders, stroking him and talking to him as you walk. Think of it like holding hands! Be a leader. Horses are herd animals and like to follow a leader. Once you've gained your horse's trust and established yourself as a leader he will follow you anywhere.
Train him to turn left and right, stop and and back up in response to slight movements of the lead or bridle. Training the horse to respond to such requests on the ground will benefit you hugely in the saddle. Be firm and consistent. Try to be firm and consistent in your Goin Instrumental - O.B.F.
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If he performs an action incorrectly, make him do it again. However, it is important to understand the difference between a horse who's behaving badly and a horse that's confused or frightened.
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