Dennis Brouse for America's Horse Daily

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Learn How to Get Your Horse to Lower His Head

Whether you're working with a colt or an experienced horse, getting him to lower his head is important for both your safety and the horse?s. Horses communicate mainly through body language. When a horse lowers his head, he?s telling you he?s relaxed and comfortable. When a horse?s head is up high, he?s saying, ?I?m nervous and agitated.?