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Retraining the Rescue Horse

Josh Nichol shares advice on dealing with trust issues and overcoming other common challenges faced when dealing with a rescue horse.

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By: Chantal Marleau |

The moment you saw the desperation in his eyes, you knew that unwanted horse was coming home with you. It didn't matter that he was underweight, neglected or forgotten; all that mattered was that he now had a home and you had found a new friend. Now that you've taken on the challenges of a rescue horse, how do you begin forming a partnership and proving that humans can be trusted after all? Renowned horseman, Josh Nichol, explains the challenges most commonly faced when adopting a rescue horse and offers training suggestions to get your journey off to a promising start. These exercises can, in fact, be beneficial when working with any horse who is fearful or aggressive, rescue or not. The first step, of course, is to consult a veterinarian before beginning any work with your new partner. Getting Started "To avoid becoming overwhelmed, it's important to first take a moment to…

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