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Why Do Horses Let Humans Ride Them? 3 Primary Reasons

Our riding horses are gentle and walk to us as we approach them. When we tack them, they stand still and wait patiently. Knowing they could easily escape from me made me wonder why do they let humans ride them? Horses let humans ride them because of a relationship of trust developed through hard work, …

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Do Horses Like to Be Ridden? 5 Keys to a Happy Horse

Recently we were getting ready for a trail ride, and one of the horses moved away when I walked towards it while carrying a saddle—seeing the horse step back prompted my granddaughter to ask me if horses like being ridden or do they find it uncomfortable and unnatural? The answer depends on the horse. Some …

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