Desensitization and spook-proofing your horse

How does desensitizing or "spook-proofing" horses work?

You need to understand these concepts before performing any exercises from this section!

 

What is pressure for a horse?

 

What is a reward for a horse?

 

What is a good reaction for a horse?

 

What is a bad reaction for a horse?

 

Why is timing important?

 

What do you mean by "slowly increase pressure"?

 

Desensitization Exercises