Colt Starting Part 1

This month we will cover how to start a young horse in the round pen as the first step towards starting him under saddle. For these exercises, you will need a round pen about 60 feet in diameter, a lariat rope, and protective boots for your horse’s legs. I want to start by mentioning some safety notes. Make sure that your round pen walls are smooth and free of any hooks or sharp edges that could cut your horse.

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