I'm probly gonna say a few things you won't like and if so feel free to ignore me. First and foremost (to me) get out of the arena. It's a pen and the horse knows that. Though the pen would be a place to start. As far as backing and being able to keep him moving, you're not applying enough pressure. And by that I dont me on the halter, in him, make him move! You can't just stop and say, oh I can't move him, whoop his ass with the lead. Make him move. Stay off the face and neck but MAKE him move. He moves, walk off forward. Then ask again. Ughhh I suck at typing training. He tries to walk in front, take that lead to him and back him up. Stop, walk, stop, walk, back up, walk. But don't look at him. Expect him to do it, If he don't, make him back. Don't be nice. He won't be if he's had enough hen pecking. Run outta room and are against the fence? Even better, if his eyes are on you and he's listening. Example, the other day I got the wise idea to back my 5yr old through the gate, that was barely open, he backed to against the pole and started pushing it over before I noticed he'd been backed against it by me. My fault but he did what I asked. I hope that makes sense. I suck at typing my thoughts.
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