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post #1 of 4 Old 01-23-2009, 03:43 PM Thread Starter
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At the Reins go - how to do it...

I want to know how you tell your horse to go at the reins?

In Germany we have a lot of mobility: Nearly every rider do what the "FN" says. They says, the outside zügel leads and steers, which gives inside to parades (however constant) thereby the horse the nose down takes and at the zügel goes. Inside also position gives. Outside is larger tension reins than inside.

I make it differently, I give reciprocally pressure and if pony the nose lowers, I give way easily. It is to yield on pressure. Pony I steer, as one drives a bicycle. Outside give and inside pull. Then there are still the brutal, those pulls together its horse simply.

In every Thing one must know that the horse muzzle is very sensitive and starts also blue, if the rider hand becomes too hard.

That´s, now tells times, how their it makes!?


Hello from Germany! I apologize for some grammatically wrong sentences. Due to the training in Hamburg I will improve naturally here therein.
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post #2 of 4 Old 01-23-2009, 03:45 PM
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Do you mean how to get your horse on the bit?
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sorry if I do not express that correctly!

Hello from Germany! I apologize for some grammatically wrong sentences. Due to the training in Hamburg I will improve naturally here therein.
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post #4 of 4 Old 01-23-2009, 04:20 PM
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To get your horse on the bit, you have to have them reaching their whole head and neck forward from your leg. A good place to start is extending your trot while posting to keep the rhythm from speeding up. Releasing the pressure the way that you do is good, but also give the horse a little extra reign to reach into.
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