I'm sure there will be some people with better (more detailed) answer, but from what I've read indians were in fact quite harsh in their breaking/riding. Horse was meant to work, not something to fuss around working it in round pen, shaking plastic bags and alike.
"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass: it's about learning to dance in the rain..."
"When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves."
"How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours."
Last edited by kitten_Val; 10-02-2011 at 05:42 PM.