Ask Cedric Triolet : I’m training a 6 years old mustang and when you try to put the bridle on him, he starts backing up and tossing his head. What should I do?

Today when I was putting on the bridle he only took a couple of steps back and then stood patiently while I put it on.
Hi Laci!

First check if there is no pain in his mouth or teeth who could provoc a fear of the briddle, do he lets you touch his ears or is he nervous when you do? If there is no problems on those 2 points, then try with having sugar in your hand while your presenting the bit to his mouth, so he can relate the bit with a treat and start accepting it and relaxing with it. :)

Cedric
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