Tarps are commonly used as a training tool. Watch as Idaho horseman Wade Black demonstrates his method for helping a young horse feel comfortable walking across a tarp laying on the ground. colt startingnervous horsetarpWade Black Author Lizzie Iwersen Related Posts Simply Cowboy September 27, 2021 Relaxed Restraint: The First Hobbling Lesson September 16, 2021 Loriann Lindner’s Colt-Starting Philosophies August 5, 2021 Get a Grip: Tips to Restrain a Horse June 16, 2021 Road to the Horse in Pictures June 8, 2021 Hands & Feet: Teach A Horse To Pick Up Their Feet June 4, 2021 1 Comment Bradley Tjossem 2 years ago Reply I do not favor “sending my horse away” on a 12’ lead, as he always faces up immediately, showing respect and attention to me w positive eye contact! He is always attentive and goes anywhere, Although past horses have followed my lead and will circle. I feel uncomfortable “forcing this action” on this horse! Please have someone comment on this. Is it really necessary? Write A Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.