Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Gallant, Alabama
Wow... That's all I gotta say. I was just out riding my gelding bareback in a halter (I rode all day with a friend and am letting the horses eat for a bit before I put them back in the pasture)...
My boy doesn't really know how to flex his neck and head, because I haven't really taught him, but I decided to just try and teach him... by the third time one way, he had it down pat both ways.
I asked him to do it until I felt he understood and was bending his neck and head and placing his nose on my pants leg whenever I barely applied pressure to the 'rein' (lead rope tied on both sides of the halter), and when I figured he had it, I rode him and OH MY GOD... Talk about responsive... to a halter! Lol...
Horseshoe Loop Farm: Home of Gypsie (1994 TWH mare), Dakota (2006 TWH gelding), Jo (2012 TWH filly) & Minnie (1992 Paint mare)