A variety of exercises, other than riding, exist for you and your pony. Most ponies appreciate human friendship and consideration. In the event that you don’t have a ton of time when your riding, however you might want additionally holding time with your pony, attempt to go to the stable a little early, even a couple of moments can help. Go through those couple of moments with your pony, taking as much time as necessary brushing him, conversing with him, and scouring a portion of his most loved “sweet spots”; he will thank you for it with a decent ride since he is loose and upbeat.
In the event that you live with your pony and simply appreciate investing energy with him and need to attach to him, you can prep him; ponies love to be prepped, it resembles an all over body back rub, and, it conditions his muscles. You can likewise give him a back rub, you don’t need to be a specialist using any and all means to do this, simply discover a zone that he loves to have scoured and scratched and rub and scratch it; you will end up with a casual, cheerful, horse that truly appreciates having you gone to the stable since he realizes it implies positive things. Beside preparing and back rubs, interlacing your pony’s mane and tail can be extremely unwinding, yet don’t simply hop right to it, a few ponies don’t value having their manes and tails pulled at in any event, for plaiting; others think that its unwinding, similar to a scalp rub. Another approach to invest energy with your pony is to mess around with him. Take a few treats out to the field with you and make him pursue you for them, or take him leap over a little leap to get a prize. You can even transform it into an instructional course, in the event that you have a pony that abhorrences water, put on a couple of waterproof boots and remain in the water of a stream or rivulet and offer a treat for each progression the pony takes into the water; or on the off chance that he loathes being tied, work with him on standing discreetly attached to a post or in cross ties, giving him a treat each time he stops.
Working with your pony can be loads of fun, yet don’t allow him to get unfortunate propensities, for example, nipping, gnawing, or pushing to get treats. A pushy pony is a hazardous pony since he feels that he is the chief. Ponies are enormous creatures and can do a great deal of harm. Cause him to be conscious of your own space, and you will be glad thus will your pony.