The way your horse reacts to his Breaking-In education will affect virtually every aspect of his life,
and it can be one of the most intimidating and confusing times he’s going to encounter if there isn't a mutual understanding between he and his trainers.
The Breaking-In period can change his life, and it can also destroy his future career options.
It can solve problems, or it can create them.
The result of the Breaking-In process will have one of the most important effects in every horse’s life, yet it’s what most owners and trainers never fully understand or appreciate.
The average Racehorse Breaking-In procedure fails to address that the horse is a creature of flight
not fight. Horse racing takes advantage of the basic equine instinct to RUN
. If his early education follows principles that encourage your horse to fight, he'll never learn to trust, that it's OK to relax - and he’ll always be at a disadvantage in producing and sustaining his best form for more than just a very short campaign.
has a simple mission — to educate and train horses towards achieving their full individual athletic potential. We want you to be proud of owning your horse and we want to produce mentally and physically high achieving athletes for the NZ Thoroughbred Industry as a whole.
We want your horses to trust that we’re not going to abuse their courage. We'll reward their achievement and perseverance by treating them as individuals - we know for a fact ONE SIZE DOES NOT
Training for Trust
We charge a Flat Fee
and give our equine pupils time to take their lessons on board at their own speed. If they're nervous and highly strung we'd rather give them a bit longer to work everything out than rush them.
We provide the opportunity for your young horse to be an individual.
Do you want to sell your horse?
Send it to us for some training or agistment and while it's here
we'll create and maintain a listing for you on Gavelhouse
at a very special rate. See more>>