For humans taking a shower, it’s the most relaxing part of their day and they look forward to it, but we can’t say the same thing for animals, especially horses. All horse owners know that it’s not that an easy activity to wash your horses because sometimes they aren’t in the right mood for it and may get irritated.
That’s why some horse owners hesitate to wash their horses and always postpone it. Some horses even get spooked very easily when you spatter water on them. That’s why before washing your horse you have to make sure that you have your horse’s trust and he is completely relaxed.
You have to show him that this activity that you are about to do it’s not a bad thing and is not going to cause any harm to him. You have to be as careful and gentle as you can while washing your horse because it is not a simple work as you may have thought.
It’s very important to show your horse that you are willing to do anything it takes to gain his trust and would never do anything to hurt him. An example who demonstrates a method on how a horse should be washed it’s shown in the video below.
He clearly looks like he knows what he is doing, but I’m pretty sure we can all find some mistakes in his presentation. Can you spot some of the mistakes he made? Watch the video below for more and leave your opinion on the comment section below.