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Horse Training Introduction Free report on Horse Training & Ho rse Stall Mats brought to

Horse Training Introduction

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Horse Training Introduction

Horses are different from one another. They are unique in their own way. Their learning capabilities also vary and on how they react to certain situations.

There are lots of horse training techniques that you can use. One technique might work for a certain horse but it might not work for another.

work for a certain horse but it might not work for another. You must be able

You must be able to find the appropriate technique that suits your horse.

When training your horse, you should first develop an effective communication system. Learning the horse’s language can take time especially if you’re a beginner. Horses are like children. There are times when your horses can’t catch up with the training lessons. Repetition is the key to teaching your horse all the things it has to know but you must not force it. They can learn in their own pace.

When pressure is applied during horse training, it might generate a negative response. It is very important for your horse to understand that in order to elicit a response, a slight pressure is required. You can’t expect immediate compliance and the time it takes to train a horse also varies. Some horses learn fast while others don’t. By being patient, your horse can learn.

All the lessons you introduce to your horse will be part of his vocabulary in due time. Some of the lessons may still be too big for your horse to learn and so you need to break it down. Horses learn in different paces; you must be able to determine the learning pace of your horse in order to teach it effectively. Teach the lessons slowly but surely.

Horses can’t understand human words but somehow, they are able to associate it with actions. In due time, your horse can comprehend. It would be best to use short words and more on body language.

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Horses are used to living in herds. You should act as the herd leader in order for your horse to obey you. Patience is a very important factor when training horses.

Even humans can’t learn under stressful situations. Lessons should not be forced during training. Horses don’t like whipping and yelling. They react negatively by giving physical responses like striking, kicking, and whirling.

Creating an ideal environment is necessary for horses to learn their training lessons. Allow your horse to learn at his own pace. It’s natural for horses to resist new lessons. When a horse does not react when a lesson is first introduced, it doesn’t mean it has already learned its lesson.

When teaching your horse lessons, you should ensure that it has learned it well. Try to review the lessons learned. When your horse has mastered a lesson, its time to begin a new one; always review past lessons so your horse won’t forget them.

Horse training is not as easy as you think. It requires skill, patience, hard work, and determination. If you’re a horse owner and you want to train your horse, there are still a lot of things to learn.

Follow the instructions mentioned earlier. Never stop learning. Stubborn horses can be dangerous and if you have a hard time in training them, you should consult the professionals.

Some horses have problems and you need to identify them because it might be causing the trouble or the discomfort. Good luck with your horse training. Use the appropriate training techniques to ensure success.

Kindness in Horse Training

It is a known fact that some horse trainers are cruel. In horse training, kindness is an important principle that should be followed at all times.

However, too much kindness is also not good. You should still include appropriate punishment if your horse does not follow your commands.

Whenever people hear the word ‘punishment’, they often think of hitting and whipping. If you’re going to punish your horse, don’t hit them. Instead, you can simply use a change in your voice’s tone.

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The horse can easily detect any change in your voice and it can have a certain effect on him.

If your horse follows your commands, you must also reward it with kindness like giving it a caress on the forehead or shoulder. Make sure that even if you punish your horse, the confidence remains. Your horse should still think that you’re his best buddy despite the punishment.

When your horse is excited, never whip him because it is an act of cruelty and foolishness. You will only make the situation more dangerous. It will also increase the balkiness of your horse.

Here’s a very good example. Horses can be compared to kids. When a kid commits a mistake, your instinct is to scold him at once. If you do, he will think that he’s in trouble. This will make him nervous and uneasy. Make sure that you calm him by telling him that you’re mad at what he’s done. Let him see that you’re not angry anymore.

At this point, your kid knows that he committed a mistake but he can still feel your love. Horses should also be treated the same way. It is important for horses to feel approved and loved. If after a punishment your horse still feels uneasy and afraid, you can’t train him effectively.

Perfect timing of kindness is just as important. You see, if you exhibit kindness at the wrong timing, it might reinforce wrong behavior. Take this example – your horse runs from you and you had to chase him.

When you finally catch him, you say ‘that’s a god boy’. By doing so, you’re teaching your horse to run away from you. Your horse will think that if he runs away, you will pet him afterwards.

Your horse should see you as a friend, not a predator. Don’t treat your horse like a slave. Wrong acts of horses are triggered by excitement, fear, and mismanagement. Even a single harsh word can cause nervousness.

As a horse trainer, you should be aware that abusing a horse can lead to balking, biting, and kicking; if you whip your horse, it’s like whipping a child. If you treat them with common sense and kindness from birth, they will grow up to be obedient and useful horses.

Don’t be stubborn in dealing with problem horses. You should be gentle in order to win obedience.

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Make sure that you give them treats occasionally especially if they obey you. Caress and kind words can calm an excited and afraid horse.

Kindness in horse training is very important. If you want to be a successful and effective horse trainer, you should show kindness to all animals. Developing your confidence and positive traits is also vital.

Avoid harsh punishments like whipping. When you’re punishing your horse, you need to be consistent. If you do these things, your horse will become a well-trained one.

Horse Training at a Given Age

The training techniques employed during horse training depends on the age of the horse.

What if you had a foal, a yearling, a weanling, 2-3 year old horse, or above 5 years? Read on and you will find out.

Training a Foal

Upon the birth of the foal, you can now introduce lessons of good manners and respect. Make the lessons brief to avoid stress. Most of the time, the foal is napping, playing, or nursing; allow the foal to spend time with mares.

When you see a foal kick, strike, or nibble at people, let him know that it’s wrong so that he won’t develop a habit. You can already introduce lead training gradually. Some owners prefer not to tie the foal and just allow it to roam free.

Training a Weanling

After weaning, the weanling is ready to learn on its own. You will notice that the weanling has socialization skills but this depends on how weaning was done. Immediate weaning can cause the weanling to have unreasonable behavior.

Find an older horse to keep it company. It’s also natural for weanlings to sleep and play most of the time. You will notice them snapping or champing. At an early age, the horse is already learning to be trustful and obedient.

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Make sure that you give adequate food as overfeeding can also harm them. you can already start short training sessions. Train it for standing still when being groomed, trimmed or cleaned. Routine lead training sessions are also vital.

Yearlings are more commonly called as filly or colt. By this time, the yearlings are fully weaned and more independent. Less hours of sleeping can be noted and they prefer to stand during rest time. They are curious and so you can give them play balls and other safe toys.

You need to teach the colt to be more obedient, lead quietly, and acquaint it to the vet. You can start training sessions round the pen or in lunge line but just make it short.

Don’t overwork the yearling to prevent joint injuries. After a year, you can introduce the saddle. Ground manners can also be trained at this age.

2-3 Year Old Horse

At this age, you can already teach the horse to be driven or ridden. If you want to breed horses, this is the perfect time to do it. The ground manners should be excellent by now and you can introduce loading a trailer. You can do round pen trainings or perhaps light vehicles.

Above 5 Years

Horses more than five years old are completely matured. You can now join them in competitions. Some horse trainers prefer to train horses at this age which means that the horses are left on their own for the first five years.

The decision to start training is up to the owner. To some, it is easier to train when the horse is still young while others prefer to train matured horses.

The decision is yours. Now that you know what you can do for the horse at a certain age, you can either start training immediately or you can wait until its maturity.

Extreme care should be observed in case you choose to train early. You must be patient, dedicated, confident, and hard working. These are the qualities required for horse training.

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Horse Training – Handling Bad Habits

Some horses tend to show bad habits. Once you notice them, determine the cause and correct the bad habits at once. Here are some of the bad habits of horses and how you can handle them properly.

Balking – the horse refuses to move forward and the horse shows bad temper. This habit is curable. Try to review the forward work through longeing and in-hand.

Turn the head of your horse to un-track right or left. Don’t pull the rein or exert force because you will definitely lose.

Barn sour/herd bound – the horse rears, balks, screams, and swings around the herd or barn. Like balking, this is also curable.

If your horse is stubborn, you may need professional help. Review your lessons concerning ‘whoa’ and ‘go’ just in case your horse is not too stubborn.

Biting – horses nibble or grab with their teeth/lips. This is common among young horses. When your horse nips, handle the muzzle, lips, and his nostrils frequently and tug on the nose chain. You can also use the thumb tack on the sleeve. Hold the wire brush to the horse’s lips and use the muzzle.

Bolting – some horses bolt when you turn them loose. This is a dangerous situation because the horse often kicks as he bolts away. Before removing the halter, tie a rope around his neck and use ground treats.

Bucking – the horse leaps or kicks with the hind legs, lowers its head, and arch its back. Progressive training is required and make sure that you check the tack fit. You should also monitor exercise and feeding.

Can’t catch – the horse avoid humans carrying halter/lead. This is curable but you need to give your horse time.

Start training in a small or confined area and as the training progresses, move to a larger area. Don’t punish your horse when it can’t keep up with the training.

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Halter pulling – rears when being tied. This is another dangerous situation and in some cases, incurable. You must seek the help of a professional at once.

Kicking – kicks a person with the hind legs. This is also a dangerous situation where professional assistance is needed. Remedial methods to restrain the horse are usually employed. You can’t completely sure this problem.

Rearing – the horse stands on its hind legs and sometimes falls backwards. Check for any back or mouth problems. Review training on longeing and forward in-hand. If nothing happens, get professional help.

Striking – the horse uses its front legs by swiping. If your horse rears at the same time, you should be very careful because you might be struck on the head. Try head handling techniques (ears, mouth, and nostrils), head down lessons, sacking out, and body handling.

Shying – spooking at imagined and real sounds, sights, occurrences, and smells. This habit is generally curable. Control the movements of your horse with restraining aids and driving.

Stumbling – the horse loses balance and falls. This is another curable habit. You need to assess hoof balance, condition your horse properly, check the break-over, and ride your horse with additional weight.

Wringing of the tail – the horse rotates or switches its tail angrily; if your horse gets used to this habit, it may no longer be curable.

Correct it by proper fitting of saddle, massage, rider lessons, and medical therapy. Make the training progressive and set achievable demands.

Horse Training Equipment

You can’t possibly complete horse training without the proper equipment. If this is your first time to train horses, you should get the appropriate equipment.

Some of the equipment includes bits, bridles, cinches or girths, halters, lead ropes, breast collars or headstalls, saddles, saddle pads, blankets, stirrups, spurs, spur straps, toys, cribbing, and many others.

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Check out online stores and you will find a wide variety of horse training equipment. When you shop online, you will only wait until it is shipped to you.

Saddle pads can include bareback pads, blankets, and seat pads. The bridles and headstalls can be slip ear, browband, show, or halter.

One of the training equipment you requires is the breast collar and you can choose between the neoprene and the barrel breast collar. Bits are available in training bits, snaffle, show, Tom Thumb, chin straps, and the eggbutt bits.

The reins are available in single and two-piece reins. Stirrups are available in regular size, roper, child, fenders, and oversized. Don’t forget to buy lunge lines, lead ropes, and halters.

For your safety, you should get a helmet, nosebands, cross ties, and tie downs. You should also get clippers, leather conditioners, saddle carriers, hoof savers, bell boots, and bandages.

Choosing the right saddle type is also essential. You can choose among all-around saddles, barrel racing, Cordura, cutter, endurance, flex tree, ranch, penning, reining, roping, show, park or pleasure saddles, work and trail, and other western saddles.

Saddles also differ – there are saddles for ladies, draft horses, Arabians, haflingers, wide horses, ponies, and mules.

Online store offers these training equipment:

1. Halter 12’ lead – about $70

2. Catch string - $20

3. Mecate - $60

4. Headstall w/ yacht reins - $120

5. Headstall and Mecate - $150

6. Extendable 4’ wand - $30

7. Spirit t-shirt

8. Horse cap - $17

9. Laminated pocket card - $5

10. Pick ‘n comb - $10

Horse riding is really popular. It’s a great way to keep your body fit. You can ride a horse for pleasure or you can use them when traveling or working. Beginners should familiarize themselves with the different horse training equipments.

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The riding apparels provide comfort and safety regardless of the weather condition. The apparels can also guard your arms, legs, head, and the horse’s body parts. You can purchase jodhpurs, breeches, hat, body, riding boots, riding shirt, gloves, and body protectors. In short, these apparels are referred to as equestrian clothing.

Perhaps of all the training equipment the halter is the most important. It would be best to introduce the halter while the horse is still a foal.

That way, when he grows and becomes more confident, he is already used to using the halter. Training the horse usually starts with lead training, and then the lunge, and finally, how to be ridden.

During lunge training, you will need a lunge whip, a cavesson, and lunge line. The cavesson is like a halter and this is where you will attach the lunging rein.

When you start using a bit, you’re already introducing your horse to work. It would best to get a snaffle because it won’t hurt the horse’s mouth.

These are the horse training equipments that you should get before you start any training session. Although it might be an additional cost on your part, you will definitely need the equipments for efficient training.

To make your horse more comfortable in its stall you may also want to buy some horse stall mats, for instance you can shop online for rubber stall mats for horses that will be delivered to your stable for your ultimate convenience.

Learn more about rubber stall mats for horses here:

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Equestrian Products: Horse Blankets

Equestrians engage into highly competitive sports. Although horse back riding is mostly reserved for the rich, people of all ages can try it. It takes a lot of work and discipline to be able to train a horse. It also takes a lot of patience to ride them.

Equestrian sports have been included in the Olympics. Although the rider is as equally important as its horse, the chances of winning in the competition do not lie on them.

Like racing cars it's important that horses are in their maximum health.

important that horses are in their maximum health. There are many products out there th at

There are many products out there that could help the horse. They are available online. One of the most important products is the horse blanket. They can also be called rugs or sheets.

Does my horse need a blanket?

Horse blankets are important to protect horses from nature's elements. Like us they also need to be protected from the rain, cold, wind and heat from the sun. Horses that are left without blankets during the season have more chances of getting ill.

There are different types of horse blankets, rugs or sheets. Their use will depend on what your horse needs.

Coolers and anti-sweat rugs As the name suggests they prevent the horse from getting chills when they cool down after exercise. These rugs are breathable with mesh. The size of the mesh can very depending on the horse. Fine mesh helps to keep off flies.

Fly sheet or rug This protects the horse from insects and flies during summer when they are grazing. The sheet is also available with additional attachments such as neck covers, bonnets and fly masks. These additional products provide complete protection from the horse.

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Summer sheet It's a variation of the horse which is much lighter. They are used to protect horses from dusts and flies during summer. They can also be used as travel rugs.

Under blankets or liners They are placed on the horse as a protection from friction from stable rugs. They are placed underneath stable rugs.

They come in different materials. The traditional under blanket is made of wool. Modern under blankets are made of lightweight materials and are considered as under rugs.

Stable rugs They are used to protect the horse from the cold during winter while being stabled. They come in varying, colors, thickness and weights. Different thickness and weights offer varying degrees of warmth.

They are also breathable which enables the horse's sweat to evaporate. Under blanket can also be placed underneath the stable rug to add warmth. This is usually needed when the horse is stabled day and night.

Turnout rug

They are used to keep the horses clean when they are out in the field. They ca also provide warmth during the winter. Turnout rugs should be long enough to cover the horse's belly.

The front should also have a good overlap. These rugs usually have pleats on the shoulders to enable movement. These rugs also come in different thickness and weights.

Turnout rugs vary from light weight with no filling for the summer, and heavy weight with filling for the winter.

No matter which rug you use it's important to keep your horse well protected. Like a well oiled machine they perform best when taken cared off.

Horses are not like cars that can be repaired again and again. A horse's health is as vital as the rider's.

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Equestrian Supplies: The Horse Grooming Kit

Apart from the horses clothing equestrians should also take care of their horses. After all, the performance of the horse has a major impact on the scores.

No matter what sports the horse is going to participate he must be well prepared before the event. This entails not just proper but also grooming.

Riders are not the only ones who should look their best but also the horse. There are many supplies out there for the horse. Riders have a wide array of choices for their horses.

One of the most important of these supplies is the grooming kit. This is an essential kit when grooming and preparing the horse. With it riders will be able to maintain their horse's coat in good condition.

This will also be a good time for them to check for any injuries, scratches and bruises on the horse. Grooming will also massage the horse and promote circulation.

Horse care

The grooming kit is made up of different combs and brushes to keep the horse clean. Each of these combs and brushes has a different purpose when cleaning the horse.

These are some of the basic brushes and combs in a grooming kit:

Dandy brush These brushes are used to remove dirt on the surface of your horse's coat. They are used in the less sensitive parts of the horse. This brush has long bristles.

Body Brush These brushes can be either hard or soft depending on your need. They have leather back. It is used to remove grease and dusts from you're horse' coat. They can be used in the sensitive areas of your horse's body.

Metal curry comb This is not used on the horse but is rather used to clean the body brush when grooming. It removes dust and dirt from the brush so that you can use it again on the horse.

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Rubber Curry Comb They remove mud and loose hair from the mane and tail of your horse.

Water Brush You are going to use water when washing or dampening your horse's coat. This brush is used when applying water on your horse.

Mane comb As the name suggests these are combs used on the main and tail of your horse. They come in plastic and metal. There are variations of these combs for different purposes. Short metal combs are used for pulling manes. Other special combs are used to cut the mane thinner.

Hoof pick They are used for removing dirt and stones that are packed into your horse's hooves. Dirt and stones usually collect on the underside of your horse's hooves when you go riding or when he's out there in the field. The hoof pick can be easily lost under your grooming kit so it's advisable to type in a baline twine.

Cotton Sponge Used for cleaning the eyes, nose and wounds of your horse.

Sweat scraper Wipe away sweat from the horse or excessive water when washing.

Stale rubber Used for doing the finishing touches on the horse. They are used for polishing the coat of the horse. Stake rubber or linen cloth can be used.

Grooming kit box Last but not the least, is the kit box. It can be any container or bag with ample storage for the brushes. You can also use a canvas bag with a drawstring.

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Horse Training – Rearing

Rearing a horse can be dangerous. It’s an undesirable situation that can put you and your horse in real danger.

How can you stop horse rearing? There are lots of horse training resources out there but you don’t need to look anywhere else because the answer is already here.

Firstly, you must identify the reasons or causes of rearing. You should also be able to identify how your horse rears.

Some of the causes are the following:

• The horse might be releasing extra oats from his system

• Discomfort and serious pain

• Apprehension and fear

• Disrespect or rebellion to the owner

Most horse owners who experience rearing immediately turn to professional help because they are scared of the hasty reactions of their horse. You should not panic because this can bring about more danger.

Some horses have excessive energy. It’s natural for horses to become playful especially the young ones. This rearing is not very dangerous but you should be able to correct it so that it will not become a habit.

When a horse has an injury or is in extreme discomfort, rearing can occur. This is the best time to work with the vet especially if your horse is a loving and docile one.

Arthritis and bad tooth can cause the rearing because of the discomfort that the horse feels. The vet is the only person who can determine the underlying cause of the rear.

Some symptoms include difficulty in maintaining a steady movement, transitioning troubles between gaits, decreased appetite, and throwing of the head.

Apprehension and fear can bring about rearing. Your horse should not feel tense or frightened because this eventually leads to rearing. Sometimes, the owner is responsible for the behavior.

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For instance, if the owner forces the horse to do something which is uncomfortable for him or when the owner is very aggressive in handling the reins – this can lead to rearing.

If rearing is due to fear, the horse can become fairly aggressive and unpredictable which can harm the horse or the rider.

Check the horse tacks because ill-fitted ones can cause discomfort. Try to observe your horse when mounting. If he rears, you should check the saddle, reins, cinch, and the bit.

How can you stop rearing?

To effectively address rearing, you should determine the cause. Don’t smack your horse when it rears or break a water bag and egg on its head.

If you’re riding the horse, you must maintain balance to prevent any injury. Don’t yank the reins because the horse might flip and fall on you.

the reins because the horse might flip and fall on you. You need to lean forward

You need to lean forward and loosen the lead or reins. Make sure that the four hooves are on the ground before you redirect the pressure on the rein. Embrace the horse’s neck and slide off.

Once your feet touches the ground, back off because the horse might kick or step on you; the key here is to not panic because once you do, you will not act appropriately.

Horse rearing is already part of horse training. Even if you have a well- trained horse, you should prepare yourself for this kind of situation. You can never tell if your horse will rear.

If you know what to do, there is no need to panic. So when your horse rears and you’re riding it, calm down. Think of the next step and do it swiftly.

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Horse Training – Bucking

New horse owners will surely freak out when they see an animal bucking. Their dream to ride a horse might end in that instant. But wait… don’t give up yet. There’s still a chance to fulfill that dream.

Other riders are able to manipulate bucking horses but that don’t make them excellent trainers. Training a horse is essential if you want him to behave properly.

It would be best to train a young horse, preferably a colt. Bucking is

usually curable but you need to determine the root cause. A horse won’t buck without reason.

Check the horse’s mouth. You may be unaware that it’s hurting. Another reason is that you might be providing conflicting aids. Here’s a good example:

A rider boots his stallion forward and then he jerks the reins to slow

down. He commands him to turn around by jerking his head. In this situation, the horse’s tendency is to fight back which can make the rider mad and so he boots his horse even harder.

In the end, the rider loses because his horse starts to buck. Bucking is natural among frustrated horses. In this situation, the rider is at fault.

If you want to train your horse, you must be knowledgeable in

handling then properly. Riding lessons can help you out.

When you’re riding, you should be relaxed. Feel the horse’s feelings. You must provide the right signal or aid so that he will not get confused. Don’t exaggerate the aids because it will do you no good.

For instance, your horse is doing a trot or a walk and you want him to lope. Think of the movement that you want to execute and give the signal. Startling or surprising your horse with an abrupt signal might cause him to buck. Always keep your body and mind relaxed while riding.

Are you currently using curb bits? If you are, why don’t you try using a snaffle? The curb bit might be responsible for the bucking of your horse. A snaffle is better because it helps your horse’s mouth relax.

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When you’re about to canter or lope, horses usually buck; this is a natural occurrence and you must ensure that you’re not giving a severe or sudden signal.

You don’t need to boot your horse hard just to get him to canter. A confused horse can’t canter and at the same time, he will be in pain because of your constant jerking.

What if you and your horse switch places? Now, you were asked to do a canter and then suddenly you find yourself in pain because of the jerking. Who wouldn’t be upset? If this happens frequently, you will be thinking that it’s fine to get the rider off because of the pain you feel.

The situation changes if you’re a good rider. When your horse bucks, don’t try to stop him. Instead, try to brace your arms and remain relaxed. Lean back and then ask your horse to move forward.

Since your arms are brace, his head can go up so when you drive him forward, he will find it difficult to buck. Make sure that you control the speed as well. Just keep on moving your horse forward until he stops bucking.

For beginners, stopping a bucking horse may seem very difficult but with constant practice and proper horse training, you can get it.

Conclusion: Horse Training – Secrets to Success

Horse owners love to engage in horse races. However, how can you possibly win a race if the horse doesn’t obey you? Through proper horse training techniques, you can make your horse obey your commands on the dot.

Untrained horses can be dangerous and it’s vital that you train them. You can’t teach old dogs new tricks but in the case of a horse, you might be successful in training an older horse but you must have patience and determination.

Training younger horses is much easier. Soon, you can win one of the horse races in your area.

Never face a horse if you’re afraid of it. The horse can easily tell if you’re nervous or frightened. If you want to win your horse’s confidence and trust, you should possess such qualities too.

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If the horse is in the stable or the pen/corral, you can walk around it and check the buckets or water troughs and feed. Make sure that your horse feels your presence.

When he gets used to it, he will no longer be bothered if you’re there. Don’t attempt to go near the horse or even touch it; just wait until the horse approaches you. Friendly horses are easier to take as compared to skittish and snobbish horses.

When the horse approaches you, this is the signal to start the training. Firstly, you should train your horse in wearing a lead or halter. Show the halter to your horse and let him sniff or taste it.

Do this everyday for about 15 minutes and when he’s already used to the halter, raise it over his head but don’t attach it. Don’t push your horse to the limit.

Observe the body language because it tells a lot about the horse’s feelings. Keep on trying until your horse no longer shy away from the halter. Take your horse for a walk pulling the lead.

When a horse is frustrated or tired, it can be dangerous and it depends on the personality of your horse. Slow training is better than forcing your horse to obey you. Make use of careful movements, calm voice, and steady training for better results.

Once you attach the halter and lead on, tell your horse to come to you without pulling the lead; if the horse obeys, give him hay or any treat. As the horse walks towards you, give the lead a tug. Do this all over again until your horse acquaints the tug with moving.

Train your horse to human touch. You can start by touching his ears, chest, and muzzle. It’s natural for horses to shy away, bite, or kick. Soon you can groom your horse and try saddle training.

If you feel any fussing, just stand still beside your horse. When you’re about to introduce something new to him, just stand still and let him see the thing you’re holding (e.g. halter, lead, etc). Try moving away from him and you will notice that he’s waiting for you to return. Do the training calmly, slowly, and in a short yet steady manner. Well trained horses can win horse events with ease.

Horse training is the only way to use your horse at work, when traveling, or when doing other tasks. Not all horse trainers achieve success. Just follow these simple yet effective secrets and see for yourself.

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Rubber Horse Stall Mats

Top Benefits of Using Recycled Rubber Horse Stall Mats.

Anyone caring for horses and cleaning their stalls everyday would want to know about any easier and more hygienic way to get the job done.

A concrete or dirt floor creates an awful mess with the bedding and

waste from the horse, especially if combined with wet winter weather.

The combination of the cold and the damp of the mud, mixed with straw bedding is definitely not a healthy environment for the horses.

If you are looking for an alternative to

your current horse stall flooring conditions you need to consider getting at least one trial recycled rubber horse stall mat.

They can be bought online and delivered to your stables, so there is no effort and not much cost involved in checking out this alternative.

not much cost involved in checking out this alternative. When you start looking around at other

When you start looking around at other stables you will be surprised at the amount of horse owners who are now using recycled rubber horse stall mats for their convenience of cleaning, horse comfort for standing and laying on a warmer and softer surface that also has good traction so that they can rise and walk with confidence.

The cost of recycled rubber horse stall mat is quickly recovered in savings on horse bedding you would normally have to buy and add to the stable and in the time you or your staff spend in the actual cleaning process.

Recycled rubber horse stall mats are very durable and last for years if you clean the horse urine from it often.

Using rubber stall mats for horses with allergies or respiratory

problems is a great way to reduce the dust levels in the stable as there


no need for the usual bedding that would inflame their airways.


is also a great solution for horses that incur a lot of vet bills because

they insist on eating their straw or wood shaving bedding and anything else that they can reach.

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As a conscientious horse owner who already commits at least a couple of hours a day to cleaning your horse stable, you will be utterly delighted with how easy and fast it is to clean out when you use rubber stall mats for horses.

Just sweep out any waste like normal, but then all you have to do is hose the surface down with water and a mild detergent. This is a hygienic and streamlined process compared to what you have to do nowadays to keep your stable clean and healthy for your horses.

Buying rubber stall mats for horses is not nearly as expensive as you may think right now. Our US rubber flooring stall mats for horses are made from recycled rubber which means you help the environment as well as your horses when you buy eco rubber flooring made in the USA. Contact us for a great deal for a test mat or a bulk order, delivered to your door.

At Rubber Flooring Direct we can help you find the right Rubber Stall Horse Mat Manufacturers for your horse requirement. Whether it is rubber flooring rolls or interlocking rubber floor tiles, in colors or solid black, whether thick or thin we have the right rubber stall mats for horse and stable flooring.

You can also fax or email us your floor plan and we will figure out the best way to lay out your floor to reduce the number of seams and most importantly reduce waste. By reducing waste we save you money.

If you are upgrading your stalls to use rubber stall mats for horses, give us a call to discuss your commercial fitness flooring options. We will work with through the entire process with no sales pressure and help you find the best rubber flooring rolls or Interlocking Rubber Floor Tiles for your purpose.

Call us today and find out why our rubber horse stall mat and rolled rubber flooring is the best in the industry.

Call 800-279-1693 and an experienced Rubber Flooring Expert will be happy to answer all your horse stall rubber mat and Rubber Stall Horse Mat Manufacturers questions with no pressure or obligation.

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So where do we begin?

Let’s start with our Interlocking Rubber Floor Tiles:

Our interlocking gym tiles are made of the same high quality material that you see in the nationwide commercial gyms. That’s right, just because it is going into your home we don’t skimp on the quality or the thickness but provide for our customers with the highest quality available interlocking rubber floors at discounted homeowner prices.

The interlocking tiles are 24” x 24” which makes them incredible versatile and easy to install. Unlike larger tiles that you have to trim to fit your space, our tiles will fit almost room with minimal trimming.

You can lay them out wall to wall or use them to make area mats under your equipment. Whichever way you choose the interlocking tiles take all the work out of you choosing and installing your rubber flooring.

out of you choosing and installing your rubber flooring. Another great benefit is these tiles do

Another great benefit is these tiles do not need to be glued down with adhesive. Just simply lay them over your existing floor and snap them together and you are done. It couldn’t be any easier. In fact these interlocking tiles are probably the easiest and quickest way to get a commercial quality rubber floor.

Take a look at our Interlocking Tiles page and these helpful links for:

Room size examples, Installation Instructions maintenance examples and our handy Interlocking Tile Calculator which takes the entire guess work out of ordering your tiles.

Interlocking Rubber Floor Tiles from Rubber Flooring Direct: It just doesn’t get much easier than this.

Rolled Rubber: This is the same rolled rubber flooring that is used in commercial gyms, fitness centers, ice rinks and golf courses.

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You have probably seen our flooring in some of the largest commercial sport centers in the country, as well as commercial day care centers and doggie day care centers.

These rolls are 4’ wide and are the perfect answer for larger areas or anywhere that you want more of a seamless look. The rolls can be either glued down, taped down with double faced carpet tape or they can be loose laid in non commercial applications. Do you want to cover a garage or basement with rubber flooring? If so, this is the product for you.

Custom Rubber Tiles:

Our custom tiles are considered our high end rubber flooring and come in an amazing 1” thickness. The tiles are 24” x 24” and can be made with custom colors or logos. No other tile on the market will give you the same amount of great looks and toughness. These tiles just can’t be beat.

Carpet Tiles:

Wait a minute: What is carpet doing on a rubber flooring rolls site? We decided to add a few new lines to our product list in order to better serve our customers. Sometimes rubber flooring is not what you are looking for and our new Fitness Carpet Tiles are the perfect answer. Very easy to install, warm and will last for years.

As you can see we have a lot of options for your home or commercial rubber flooring and we are here to help you pick the one that is perfect for you and your budget.

From very cost effective to very custom, we have it all. If you want corporate logos embedded in your commercial site flooring, we can arrange it.

USA customers can give us a call at (800) 279-1693 and we will be very happy to answer your questions and give you a price on your new flooring that can’t be beat!

Rubber Flooring Rolls (Regional warehousing)

or call 800-279-1693

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