Disneyland is a magical place for families from around the world. The horses that you see in the park are just as special as all of the other attractions. Each one receives extensive training to make sure they are prepared to delight the fans. They must be safe and ready to interact with large crowds. These horses are not your average equine.
The horses of Disneyland begin their training at the Circle D Ranch. They come to the park’s farm with a variety of backgrounds. There are a series of talented trainers that work with each horse. The goal is to focus on the horse’s natural instincts and to communicate with them in a clear, easy-to-understand way. The horse and trainer work toward gaining trust in each other.
Take a look at how they start in the round pen: