Meet Kelly Soleau-Millar and her first homebred Bit of Luck, aka “Clover”. She shares tips on how they bring along young horses to hopefully make them the next group of superstar show jumpers. Young horses grow up in a herd together, but they are handled regularly from a very young age so they are comfortable doing basic skills with a human. Overall, she feels the biggest trait people need to have with young horses is patience. Watch the full video for more great tips on starting young horses!
About Kelly Soleau-Millar
Kelly Soleau-Millar starting riding at the young age of two and had her first pony, Sweet Dreams, when she was three. Competing as a professional, Kelly works full-time as a rider, trainer, and the manager of Millar Brooke South. In December of 2015, Kelly married Jonathan Millar in Key West, Florida, and as a true animal lover, Kelly is rarely seen without her pack of Welsh corgis in tow.
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