Originally Posted by QHriderKE
Then that's not letting her go at her own speed....
If I don't whip her at the canter she'll try to cut the turn instead of taking the extra step around. It has nothing to to with asking for speed. I don't want to get her un the habit of cutting the turn and knocking barrels when I actually do start running her. If I was asking for speed I'd tap her between barrels and at the beginning of the run.