There’s nothing more frustrating than standing in the paddock, halter in hand as you watch your horse run away from you. What’s meant to be a relaxing time with your horse turns into minutes or hours trying to catch him. We’ve asked two Certified Horsemanship Associa- tion instructors for their advice, and broken it down for different situations.
The Stall or Corral Technique
Valerie McCloskey is a trainer and instructor at her Whisper Wind Eques-
trian Center in Rome, N. Y. She is a United States Dressage Federation
bronze and silver medalist. McCloskey has built her career helping people ALEX
if You Can
methods for catching
BY MICAELA MYERS