9 Awesome Dollar Store Horse Obstacle Ideas

No matter whether you ride english or western, obstacles are a great way to desensitize your horse and encourage him to think through problems.

On a recent trip to the dollar store, I took some photos of items I think could make great horse obstacles.Keep in mind that horses can react suddenly and dangerously to items that scare them.

Here are the recommended obstacles for your horse’s ground training

Pool Noodles

These are my favorite. There are so many different ways they can be used for horse obstacles. At $1 each, they are a great deal.

American Flags

Since this post is being written first week of June, the Dollar Store is already stocking up on flags for fourth of July. These were probably about two feet long and on wooden sticks.

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