When working with horses, we all know it’s important to have patience, but sometimes it can feel like a struggle. In most cases, you will find one of two causes for running out of patience: a lack of knowledge or an unrealistic goal. These two issues tend to be tied together.
When you feel your patience tested, first try to extend your time frame, and then make a mental note to acquire more knowledge and follow through on it.
This article originally appeared in the March 2012 issue of Horse Illustrated. Click here to subscribe.