We have developed a ten-part examination for people who love dogs and horses called Certified Equine Safe. We also endorse the American Kennel Club's Farm Dog test as a way to gauge your dog's safety around horses and livestock.

What makes for a good barn dog?

  • Socialization to horses
  • Responds to obedience cues around horses
  • Reliable companion at horse shows and other equestrian events
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