How I Solved My Horse’s Prob­lem

Horse & Rider - - You Said It! - MY 3-YEAR- OLD GELD­ING RASPUTIN, MY AP­PENDIX QUAR­TER HORSE CHERI, MY PAINT MARE,

was ex­tremely head-shy when I got him. I bought a small, soft face brush that fit in my hand and brushed his face ev­ery sin­gle day with it. He soon learned to en­joy—in­stead of hate— hav­ing his face touched.

Ra­lynn Vaal, In­di­ana

geld­ing, al­ways rushed into the lope. I read that I should give him his head at the lope de­part, and it worked like magic! He strikes off much bet­ter now that he’s not wor­ried about be­ing told to “go” and “slow” at the ex­act same time.

Jen­na­lyn Mor­ris, Ge­or­gia

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