Hey everyone !
Tell me about the first time you felt a deep connection with a horse, whether it be a riding connection, or your first "heart horse". Any type of connection that has a special place in your heart.
Who was the horse ? How old were you ? Was it your own horse or someone else's ...
What my plan was:
I wanted to gain his trust by simply being near him, talking to him, and letting him get used to me, no groundwork or lead ropes just me and Ace
What I did:
I simply tried to stand by him and try to build a bond and letting him accept me
What were the results:
I'm an independent instructor/trainer in Cincinnati, OH, and I am currently working with a 6 year old OTTB gelding. He has been handled for the past year by his owner who does not have a lot of experience working with horses, and certainly none with young OTTBs. Naturally, he has some...
When did you feel the TRUE connection with your horse, when you knew that this was the one for you.
Scary but funny(in the end)
I've always felt a connection with mares easier than with geldings, but never a true, down to the core, emotional connection. You know the ones you hear about.