Trick Training for Horses

Fun Ways to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Horse

Bea Borelle



Tricks and games are not only fun for both horse and handler, they can also add variety to a serious training regimen, helping to keep a working horse interested in his job. Now, this fabulously illustrated book on trick training explains the best way to teach a horse tricks using positive reinforcement. Step-by-step instructions are provided for over 25 different tricks, including classics such as bowing, kneeling, sitting, and lying down. Throughout, Bea Borelle clarifies how including tricks in your general horse training program can help improve a horse's outlook on life and willingness to perform, regardless of your chosen discipline.

Additional Information

Author: Bea Borelle

Format: Paperback

Page Count: 152

Illustrations: 152 color photos

ISBN: 9781570764622

By Bea Borelle

Bea Borelle has been trained in classical riding by Richard Hinrichs and her husband Philippe Karl. Her interest in preserving the horse’s emotional health and enthusiasm for work during the training process led her to integrate trick training into her general horse training program. She is a staunch advocate for encouraging horses to have “fun” with their handlers and riders, regardless of discipline and the rigors of competition.