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Train Your Own Horse with Stacy Westfall

Feb 9, 2022

Today, I’m answering two questions about fearful horses. 
I’ll discuss the dance I see between the natural flight instinct, training, a horse's speed of learning and accidental rewards. Sometimes the idea of flight, fight, or freeze can leave us thinking that horses are limited. What makes some horse more reactive? What role does the riders' response to the situation play in future situations? What is a 1-second spook? Here are some new ways to look at a common problem.