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CERTIFIED EQUINE SAFE

We have developed a ten-part examination for people who love dogs and horses called Certified Equine Safe. Our test gauges your dog's safety around horses and livestock. Call us If your dog needs training for life at the barn, or if you would like your dog to be tested.

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Certified Equine Safe Test Items

  • Sits politely for petting by a person carrying tack, farm tools, or grooming equipment
  • Sit, Down, and Stay within 20 feet of a horse in crossties
  • Walks on a leash without pulling within 30 feet of a horse
  • Loads in and out of a car, golf cart, truck, or trailer
  • Responds to Out command from riding area, tack room, or paddock
  • Able to walk past another dog without reaction
  • Remains under control when near horse trotting or cantering
  • Responds to Leave it command for manure, grooming product, feed, or hoof parings
  • Tolerates confinement in stall or tack room
  • Comes when called from 30 feet away
  • Can hold a Down/Stay for 2 minutes while handler grooms, tacks up, or bathes horse
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