Originally Posted by RedTree
haha I can get him to do all the dirty work mwhaha
I like the way you think!
One of the first things I try to teach people that have little experience with horses is how to read
them. I.e. Horse body language and all the little things horses tell you without ever speaking a word to you, both in the saddle and on the ground. Especially when riding for the first time, the ears and the tail will tell you so much about what the horse is thinking - they will tell you if the horse is focusing on the rider or drifting off and staring into the bushes dreaming of dinner time