10 tips for working with a fearful horse

I’m reblogging this post from a year ago, since this week has been pretty busy with the Spring Liberty Foundations Clinic in Oklahoma. Stay tuned for Friday’s blog that will cover some of our experiences and photos of the recent clinic!

Body Language

Horses are fearful by nature; they are flight animals. How we address fear in the horse has to be a very fluid and dynamic thing because not all horses will respond to the same approach. A frightened horse is potentially dangerous because they are hard wired to flee or react suddenly when frightened.

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