The age at which a young horse should be ridden is fairly controversial. Many trainers start 2 year olds in a regular training program, others prefer to wait. I tend to lean toward waiting. But new research out of the Thoroughbred racing world suggests that sooner might be better than later. Forum members are also struggling with this question. At what age should a young horse be started under saddle and ridden? What do you think? Take the poll, and leave your comments below.
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