Teaching a horse to stop is just as important as teaching him how to go. In the third part of his foundation series, Martin Black shares one way he uses to prepare a horse for the stop.
This exercise is about getting your horse to read your energy level and body cues. Anticipation isn’t always a bad thing. You want your horse to be thinking about the stop so that he can prepare in his body to make a smooth transition. By staying consistent in this exercise, your horse will become more confident and begin to ask for the change.
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