Most importantly, though, Justin worked to build strong friendships and mutual understanding between human and horse. “Trade places with your horse and treat them the way you would want to be treated,” his website reads.
And that sort of respect would go a long way with a mustang such as Cinnamon, the one that Emma led by her reins. The breed is known for having their own mind and being willful at first but as one of the best to ride once fully trained.
The Colorado-based horse trainer had only spent 25 days training Cinnamon before his two-year-old daughter took the horse’s reins. During that time though, Justin said Emma and her mustang had forged a close link.