I have recently got two fillies, they have come of the new forest and have never been handled. So I plan to break them to drive before I ride them. I have brocken my shetland to drive but that was alot easier than I expected. How hard is it to break young horses to drive? But how old do they have to be before I begin their education in driving?
Had a 3 year old arabian when I was in my teens and I broke him in for riding/jumping, but he was already being lunged etc when I bought him. Co my Shetlander I see as more of a challenge as he's never done anything. Would like to begin lunging him, as taking him out with the dog isn't giving him enough exercise. He runs in the field if its dry, but he seems to have so much built up energy. Tried it twice but all he does is follow me (he loves cuddles).Will try using the whip at the shoulder, but as I said, ANY tips would be great.