Whether you’re a seasoned pro or it’s you’re new to bringing along a greenie, that first time asking a horse to step into water can be a little nerve-wracking. Will they leap in? Start tap dancing around the waters edge? Or maybe they’ll step right in like no big deal?
Whatever your experience level, these reminders from Phillip Dutton, as he walks us through introducing a five-year-old to water for the first time, are some great tips to help set you and your horse up for a positive schooling experience.