Teaching your horse how to cross over a tarp gets him used to stepping onto an object that moves and makes a noise. Anytime your horse will respect and trust you to move over something that moves and makes a noise, its a great sign that hes using the thin
The horses are required to move through this water to get to their food. This practice ensures hoofs stay moist. It is not like the wet/dry conditions we put up with - that is lengthy periods in mud and lengthy periods in dry, rock hard pastures .