Stallion Handling Tips with Armin Arnoldt

WHAT SPECIFIC TACK WOULD YOU RECOMMEND FOR USE WITH STALLIONS? Around the farm, any well-fitting leather halter with a shank. I do recommend a stud chain, over the nose, on a stallion at all times. Under the chin is not my type of thing - I find it almost encourages them to go up instead of down, although it all depends on the horse. At a show, or any time you're out in public, you do want to make sure that your stallion's presentable. You never know when a future client with a mare is watching, or even just somebody with an interest in breeding - they will form their opinion just seeing your horse walk around. When showing in hand, always us a a snaffle bridle to show that he is kind and can actually perform in that. If you present your horse to clientele, or at a breed-specific…

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