Young Horse Training Tips

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Take Your Time: Tips for Starting Young Horses Over Fences

Patience is key when starting a young horse over fences, says top hunter trainers Havens Schatt and Fred Commissaire.

Early training, beginning at age 2-1?2, entails teaching the horse to work with people, accepting the weight of the rider and hacking in the open and on trails?all without pushing too much. | ? Tass Jones

How Much Longeing is Too Much for a Young Horse?

Grand Prix dressage competitor and trainer Alyssa Pitts answers a reader's question about longeing.