Originally Posted by QHriderKE
Try facing him to a fence, give him outside leg and a little bit of inside rein and push him over with your hip. If he backs, stop giving the cue, move him up to the fence again and try again. It may take a lot of trial and error to find the exact cue that works for your horse, but it's worth it! You wont have to get off to open and close gates anymore!
Correct me if I'm wrong. If you remove the pressure/cue when he backs up, then won't you just be teaching him that when he backs up, he is rewarded because the pressure is removed?