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        01-24-2013, 02:44 PM
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    Weanling
    Perhaps you need to develop a move out cue. Your horse will learn to just stand there until you give a specific cue to move out. For my horses, I sit up in the saddle, and give a soft cluck sound. Until that cue sequence, I expect them to just stand there while I get myself and my stuff all adjusted. Of course retraining one that already walks off is harder. I would think the backing would work but you need some clear signal that says "OK to go". I ride a hot breed and I have found that I do need to work at the stand still until go lesson pretty frequently because they love to just take off if they can get away with it. You have to be consistent about it too. Just a time or two of letting them take off and you are back to having to train it all over.
         
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        01-24-2013, 03:06 PM
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    Green Broke
    Mounting up and riding right off causes this, as does inadvertently toeing horse in sides, coming down too heavily and dragging foot over rump.

    But it can also be that you never make horse stand still, such as when haltering. If you put halter on, and immediately move off, you are teaching him to not wait for your cues. I halter, make them step back and then we stand. I also make them stand periodically when leading, as well as speeding up and slowing down, so that horse understands I will decide when to move.

    Making your horse stand stock still when riding also helps to reinforce that you are in charge too.
         

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