Whenever I ride my horse he always try's to open his mouth when I try to turn him or even put contact on the bit. I am pretty sure that it is a behavioral issue and he is just being sassy (he is an Arab) because he just got his teeth done this summer. I just broke him last spring so he is still green but I would like to get him out of this nasty habit. I would also like to get him into barrel racing but I can't start his training until I fix the problem :(
Right now I am riding him in a full cheek snaffle... I have tried him in a D ring and a loose ring but he still acts like this
What do I do?? Please help!!