How To Teach Your
Horse Tricks -2 Simple
Owning a horse and being able to ride
on it is indeed wonderful. But what
most equestriennes enjoy is being able
to teach a horse some tricks. Whether
young or old, intelligent or somewhat
challenging, any horse can actually be
trained. And how to teach your horse
tricks is simple for as long as you have
the patience and you make an effort to
relate to the horse well.
The first simple trick is the hand shake.
All you’ll need are treats for the horse.
The first thing you do is to tap the front
leg of the horse, either right or left.
Automatically the horse will lift its leg
as a reaction to the tapping. So you
catch the leg afterwards and shake it,
then you give him a treat or a rub to let
him know he’s done something good.
Repeat a couple of times while saying
‘shake’ as you shake his leg. Warning
though, if he does it without you asking
to do not give him a treat as he is to
know that he should follow your
The second trick is the smile. How to
teach your horse tricks like these will
only take some patience and a horse
brush. Notice that when you feed a
horse it purses its lips and opens its
mouth, showing his teeth. Now what
you do is to hand in the brush
pretending to brush his teeth. When he
opens his mouth say ‘smile’ as it is the
cue word. Then you brush or pet him as
a reward. Do it repeatedly and make
him smile by opening his mouth wide
by yourself to make him understand
further the smile action. Smile with him
when you say smile, as horses are very
observant with human action more than
Now that you know how to teach your
horse tricks such as smile and shake
hands, it’s time to have him meet and
get acquainted with your friends.
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