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 Breeding Criollo Horses in Argentina September 19, 2019 Feet to Face: Using a Rope Hackamore September 16, 2019 Preparing a Colt for the First Ride August 2, 2019 Great Garrocha July 30, 2019 Groundwork with Jon Ensign July 29, 2019 Teaching a Horse to Accept Having its Foot Held July 26, 2019 1 Comment Bradley Tjossem 4 weeks 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.