How To Teach Your Horse To Smile

Have you ever wanted to teach your horse to smile? Yes, I said smile like a human would! Watch this short video on how to train your horse to smile!

First, she sticks her finger in the front of the horse’s mouth, and then lifts up the front lip; as soon as the horse lifts it up a little bit by himself he is rewarded with a treat. She also recommends that you say or have some type of cue before you do this to ready the horse. It usually takes a few weeks to a month until your horse can fully learn it and do it on cue. Watch towards the end as this horse smiles with just its owner saying “smile”.

After your horse can smile on cue, you just might have to snap a few selfies! We’d love to see pictures of your horses smiling!

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