The natural reactions of horses

Horses have very different reactions according to the personality of each one, but what if we can guarantee is that before a scare they will run away, the fear of all equines forces him to run without thinking what caused this feeling, but this type of analysis will be carried out when they are in a place that they consider safe.

Horses are splendid animals, but as we have said on many occasions they are terribly nervous, so any impulse or appearance to which they are not accustomed can lead them to run in terror, we must not forget the dangers faced by wild horses, which are chased by a large series of carnivorous animals, having as their only protection their speed when running.

Of course this reaction is uncontrollable, so we have to understand when we are working with equines is that horses run away from fear, of course the biggest of these problems is when the animal is being ridden by an inexperienced rider, who does not You will know how to react when you see an animal weighing hundreds of kilos, which is running like the wind, without there being anything to stop it.

The best thing to do is to get a good grip on the saddle, to understand that the rein is not going to be of much use to us at that moment, but neither should we let it go, on the contrary, we must stand up well from the stirrups and deal with the arms of take the animal by the neck, gently, caress it, and the horse will calm down and slow down.

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