Horse Training: What Does Green Broke Mean?

If you are looking at taking on a new horse, you might see some advertised as green or green broke. Let’s take a look at what green broke means and find out if a green broke horse is the right one for you!


What Is The Definition Of Green Broke?

It will come as no surprise to you that horses are not born knowing how to carry a human rider! Wearing tack and having the weight of a person on their back is a very unnatural thing for . . .

What Does It Mean When A Horse Is Green Broke?

If a horse is green broke, it will have been trained to accept a rider on its back. It may also understand basic commands, such as halt, walk on, and turning.

How Is Green Breaking Done?

Backing A Horse: The backing is the next stage of breaking in a horse. This is the point where a horse learns to carry the weight of a rider.

How To Train A Green Broke Horse

If you are considering buying a green broke horse, it is important that you understand that this is a big commitment. 

So, as we have learned, green broke means that a horse has been trained to accept a rider sat on his back. It may understand very basic commands, and should not be scared of carrying a rider. 


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