How to Restrain a Horse

Luke Bass, DVM, MS, Dipl. ABVP, explains how various restraint options work best.

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Luke Bass, DVM, MS, Dipl. ABVP, of Colorado State University, explains how to restrain a horse to keep both yourself and the horse safe. For some horses, a basic halter and lead rope is sufficient, but other options, including medications, are available for horses that require them.


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