1. May 2012 00:03
This month’s club DVD is all about making sure your foal gets off to the right start, from imprinting to teaching your youngster Fundamentals groundwork exercises. When it comes to raising foals, a lot of people make the mistake of only loving and rubbing on them and then wonder why their cute babies grow up to be 1,000-pound terrors. If you want a horse to be a respectful, safe partner, you have to prove to him that you’re a knowledgeable leader and show him what is expected of him. The younger you can get to a horse and the more consistent you can be, the better you will be at preventing disrespectful or fearful behavior from developing in the first place. In fact, using the Method to work with a foal for just 10-15 minutes a day for the first six weeks of his life will provide a foundation of respect and responsiveness that you can build off of for the rest of his life. With it’s in depth instruction, this member exclusive DVD provides a great starting point for you and your foal.