Bucking, spooking, and general unease may be signs of a tight horse.
Catching a hind leg to start a green horse horse teaches it to yield to pressure, and keeps colt starters safe if done correctly.
Many horse people have similar trigger smells that take us back to a happy memory, like fly spray, gas station coffee or fresh shavings.
Every horse owner knows that no matter the age, color or breed, it seems every horse is accident-prone.
There’s something special about the sheer power and speed that comes with riding a running horse, especially when it’s within control. Riding a wide-open gallop is hard to beat.