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Five Tips for Naturally Calming Your Horse

Some horses need absolutely no help settling down because they never get worked up in the first place. But there are a lot of you reading this who are saying to yourselves, “Yeah, right. Not my horse!” If you’re one of those people, keep reading – because this post is for you!

Whether it is for the farrier, going to the vet, or getting on a trailer, some people feel the need to immediately jump to sedatives because their horses get very hot very fast. While there are certainly scenarios in which a horse needs sedation, at other times the following natural remedies may be more effective, both in the moment and in the long run.

Five Tips for Naturally Calming Your Horse

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  • Updated: 3/8/2018: 3:56:29 PM ET