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Foundation Exercises Part 2: Working on Leads with Martin Black

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Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 4

Martin Black presents a series of foundation exercises that can benefit horses and riders at any level of experience. In part two, Martin builds on the previous loping circles exercise and discusses how to encourage a horse to take the correct lead. The principles remain the same – teach your horse to seek relief rather than escape from pressure. When a horse is mentally balanced, he will become more physically balanced.

Choosing a lead which help improve your focus. As you become more accurate in your riding, your horse will begin to follow your feel and get in time with you.

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