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Training Tip of the Week: Teaching a horse to tie well takes consistency.

 

The reason why a lot of horses pull back and constantly paw and stomp their feet when you tie them up is because they never get tied up. They never learn to develop patience. It’s much like taking young children to a restaurant. If you never take them to restaurants, you can’t expect them to suddenly know how to sit still, be reasonably quiet and wait for their food. On the other hand, parents who have taken their kids out to restaurants from the very beginning and taught them how to behave properly don’t have a problem with them. Think of tying your horse up as being like taking your kids to a restaurant. You are just making sure he knows how to stand tied, be relaxed and fall asleep. Horses get good at whatever they practice, so if you practice tying your horse up, he’ll get good at being tied up.