Posts Tagged ‘First Ride’

Riding Your Off-the-Track Thoroughbred for the First Time

Many new buyers of off-the-track Thoroughbreds are worried about what their first ride will be like. At Bits & Bytes Farm we have been getting Thoroughbreds off-the-track for many years now. We always take a safe yet relaxed approach to the first ride. Here are a few important things to remember . . . This…

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Day 28 – Phil’s Courage’s Journal – First Ride

Catching your horse.┬áSince Phil comes in to eat he comes to me and I halter, lead, and release him a minimum of twice daily. When I catch Phil I have actually taught him to catch me. The last thing I want to do is walk to the end of a 5 acre pasture to catch…

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