05-03-2010, 03:37 PM
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I'm not sure what PMS shows so it may be different. My experience is with AQHA, but I'm sure its similar.
For halter they need to know how to walk and jog/trot on the lead, and set up square. But you can touch them in halter to get them set up square.
Showmanship is walk, trot/jog, pivoting (mostly to the right, but you may have to do a pull turn which is towards you or too the left), setting up, backing.
However I will say I'm not a huge advocate of pivoting a yearling a lot.
I've been working with my yearling and he catches on to showmanship fast, I like to work on just moving his shoulders, but he's already figured out that I want him to pivot so I've just stopped working on that part of the showmanship and I'm going to get him really good at the other stuff first. However later in his showmanship year I'll work on the pivot again. My advice for pivoting is just be really careful to not do to much of it, because as you know they are still growing and you don't want to ruin his hocks. I don't think you will do any harm if you work on pivots on a small scale, just don't be doing tons and tons of pivots.
Any other specific questions feel free to ask and I'll try to help :)