One of the big mistakes that people make when working with horses is assuming that a horse thinks like a human. As a matter of fact, horses perceive the entire world differently than we do. If we acknowledge that fact, and try to understand that, then we can communicate more effectively with horses.
A horse is a prey animal. He is built to stay safe in the wild. His eyes are on the side of this head so he can see almost 360 degrees around him. Those eyes are also a long way from his mouth so he can see farther when grazing. But, most of all, a horses is programmed deep in his bones to …