What are ways that you all use to keep your horse collected?
I hold my hands on the reins where if he collects himself, the reins will be loose, but if he doesn't it will be tight on his mouth. It works alright, but he does fight it sometimes. That's what my trainer suggested...either that or switching bits and putting a training fork on him.
Sonny isn't used to training forks, martingales, or anything harsh. So I don't want to just put it on him and have him panic...but I'm thinking I might need to use one for a while.
Thanks in advance