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post #1 of 13 Old 04-13-2010, 11:47 AM Thread Starter
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Exclamation how to lead with no reins

if you need to get a horse to go somewhere , how would you lead them in a bridle with no reins. I'm just talking a few steps with a non pushy horse. also in a halter/head collar with out a lead rope.
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post #2 of 13 Old 04-13-2010, 01:39 PM
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id just grab the back of the noseband and give it a gentle tug as youre walking, and encourage them with your voice at the same time. they get the jist of it :)
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post #3 of 13 Old 04-13-2010, 03:48 PM
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Or grab the cheek peice
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thanks, you've both been very helpful. Although I'm not sure when to put this into practice, it's going to be used in a story I'm writing and is very helpful bit of knowlage to have. x
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Anytime! If you don't want to post a thread, I'd be happy to answer any question on PM. I write lots too! Whatsthe story about?
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just wondering abot your age, as it has some sensitive issues, in it, that could cause offence. why not reply in pm?
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post #7 of 13 Old 04-14-2010, 09:01 AM Thread Starter
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so does everyone agree just grap the back of the nose band or the cheek-piece????
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post #8 of 13 Old 04-14-2010, 09:05 AM
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or you can grab the mane but you mainly do that when there is nothing on the horse
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post #9 of 13 Old 04-14-2010, 09:32 AM
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I'm 15, I could most likly take it :)
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I'm 15, I could most likly take it :)
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