Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Southern California
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I used to rein quite a bit so I'm familiar with roll backs. The horse I'm working with now is a gorgeous polish Arab, by my typical reining horse ( I know arabs can rein, no debates please). I'm sure he will do a couple roll backs each ride, thanks for the reminder to do those!
As for the backing after stopping I have to disagree with you mls, many of the reining horses I rode were all backed a lot of the time after stopping. Sometimes we waited a minute or two, sometimes we backed just two steps, other times we just stood there asking for nothing. There are ways around allowing a horse to second guess. I'm not too worried about that here.
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