Many define “domestication” as being human control over breeding and is also about helping them to survive in captivity. As we all know, the degree of captivity can vary and as horse owners and/or riders it’s important to treat our horses in the correct manner. We must respect the animal. Many of us know this fact but it’s important to have guidelines and best practices on how to treat animals. They are still animals after all. The domestic horse is associated with riding and driving.