How to Select a Horse
Depending on the age of your horse, you may have to hire a
horse trainer to help you learn how to control your horse. The
trainer will become a very important person in your life, so
It is a good idea to get recommendations from people you
trust, but you also need to see how the trainer treats horses.
Does his/her style of training agree with your own? Does he/she
respect your horse?
Your trainer will help your horse to achieve its true
potential, whether it is as a work horse, as a show jumper, or
a racer. Your veterinarian may be a good source of advice too,
as he will undoubtedly get to know the horse trainers in your
When interviewing prospective trainers, ask all sorts of
questions so you get an idea of the personality of the trainer,
whether it is someone you feel you can trust. It is important
to trust your gut feeling. Intuition should not be ignored. Go
with someone who really loves his or her job of training
horses. Those who love their work will do a better job for
Good luck finding your horse trainer!