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What are horses afraid of ?

Most experienced horse owners interpret the reaction as greater than the reaction a horse would normally have to an unfamiliar species. ... Another species that seems especially scary to horses are llamas. From time to time you hear about ordinary sensible trail horses flipping out when they first encounter llamas.


How are horses trained?

Horse training refers to a variety of practices that teach horses to perform certain behaviors when commanded to do so by humans. Horses are trained to be manageable by humans for everyday care as well as for equestrian activities from horse racing to therapeutic horseback riding for people with disabilities.


How to Tack up a Horse for English Riding

1.    Secure the Horse. The first step is to secure the horse with cross ties or tie them to a hitching post. ...

2.    Groom the Horse. Before you tack up your horse, you should always brush him or her. ...

3.    Saddling Up. Place the saddle pad up on the horse's neck and gently slide it back into place. ...

4.    Putting on the Bridle. ...

5.    Mounting Up.