Along every riding trail you are guaranteed to encounter a variety of obstacles, from streams that must be crossed and downed logs that must be stepped over to the sometimes ominous and always-closed gate.
Teaching your horse to work gates is easy. And if your horse’s primary job is as a recreational trail horse, then consider it a skill he must master. It makes him more useful, more valuable and more of a pleasure to ride.
**For the full article, pick up the October 2007 issue of HORSE ILLUSTRATED.**
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