Originally Posted by kiwigirl
I personally think that if you have to stop and let your horse sniff everything a ride can get very tedious and boring. For myself I would rather have my horse in the habit of walking by something unusual and scary as opposed to having to go through the whole stop, stare, sniff, rigmarole - it gets old real quick. But that's just my personal preference.
Well that's what you want in the end of the day,but at 1st,when there young,and just starting to learn, I want them to see (sniff) anything,and after a while,the'll be like, ah, its nothing, its old for them, they don't wanna do it.