Does Your Horse Have an Alpha Personality?




Many top Event horses have an "alpha" personality. It really shouldn't be a big surprise that horses with a natural tendency to be leaders would tend to excel at the sport of Eventing - since an inherently brave and curious horse who loves a good challenge is the perfect recipe for a good cross country horse. The downside of this personality trait is that they can be much more challenging to train! Let me tell you the story of my top horse, Felix, who was as "alpha" as they come: