If you've ever given serious thought to training horses, New Horizons has the tool to help you succeed. So many students expressed an interest in training that New Horizons commissioned Kim Guenther to compile a practical guide to teach the essentials of horse training. Here's what you'll find in The Horse Training Manual:
Imprint Training - This five lesson section defines imprint training and explains the techniques for bonding with and habituating your newborn, and desensitizing your foal to pressure. /
Desensitizing The Non-Imprinted Horse - This section includes lessons on desensitizing your unweaned foal or older horse. /
Halter Training - Halter training, the foundation of all future training, is covered in seven detailed lessons complete with equipmentlists,troubleshooting hints, and safety notes. /
Ground Training - Once a horse knows the basics of halter training, it's time to incorporate obstacles into the program, teach the horse to free longe, work on a longe line, and load into a trailer. Four lesson help you accomplish this training. /
Preparing For The Ride - These five lessons on reintroducing your horse to a saddle blanket, checking the equipment, desensitizing the horse to the saddle and bridle, and mounting the horse are valuable and essential in preparing your horse for the ride. /
Riding The Horse - You're now ready for that exciting first ride starting with the equipment and rider check, and finally getting under way with rewarding and productive lessons at a walk, trot, and canter.