By understanding life from the horse’s point of view, you can learn to anticipate and safely react to your horse’s natural instincts.

This video demonstrates safe and proper methods for:

  • Approaching
  • Haltering
  • Leading
  • Tying and
  • General handling of horses.

This video program was a cooperative effort of equine and safety specialists from the University of Idaho, University of Nevada, Reno, and Washington State University. It is a must for riders, instructors, horse camp counselors and anyone involved with horses.

Introduction and Senses of a Horse


Flight Zone and Defense


Approaching a Horse Safely


Leading and Tying a Horse


Proper Attire and Benefits of Safe Ground Handling


You can also view other horse videos on our eXHorses YouTube Channel.

Endorsed by:

  • American Association for Horsemanship Safety
  • American Medical Equestrian Association
  • Horsemanship Safety Association
  • Washington State 4-H Youth Development