Bridling is a fundamental part of tacking your horse in preparation for almost any activity with her. Most horses accept this basic handling procedure without complaint, but some horses object--learn why, and how to handle this situation.
Giving animals outlets for their natural instincts, ways to work for their food and interesting environments to live in is called enrichment. Even though they’re not wild animals anymore, horses need physically and mentally stimulating ways to occupy their time, too.
As prey animals, horses are very sensitive to things touching their bodies. If your horse reacts poorly to being handled, read on for advice and suggestions.