How to round a WESTERN horse? - Page 3
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Horse Training

How to round a WESTERN horse?

This is a discussion on How to round a WESTERN horse? within the Horse Training forums, part of the Training Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        11-27-2010, 12:53 AM
      #21
    Trained
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Beling    
    Do you ever have trouble with your horse just bringing his nose in without rounding his back?

    While they are in the snaffle and working at a walk and trot and I ask for them to round up I don't give relief until I feel them round. It will only be a little bit and just for a stride or two at first but if they want the relif then they have to round thier back. By the time they are in an advanced bit it is an instant response. I imagine that there are just as many western horses in false frames as there are english horses.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        11-27-2010, 12:54 PM
      #22
    Weanling
    That makes sense, thanks!
         
        11-27-2010, 05:01 PM
      #23
    Trained
    I have problems with Soda doing that sometimes. He seems to get annoyed/frustrated by the way I'm asking and either gives too much or not at all. Honestly it's probably my 'problem' more than his, but I've been working on it and we're getting better. He really does it when I ask him to back up, he'll do this Rolkur looking thing. It's frustrating at times, for both of us...
         
        11-27-2010, 05:09 PM
      #24
    Started
    With the arabs their face is held at a verticle in the western events... I just start like I would an english horse... I ride with contact and teach the horse to be round/collected.

    Once that is accomplished the horse is usually "soft" enough to just hold themselves there without touching the face.

    It is, as others said, not about the face but about the body, then the face just automatically falls into place.
         

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Can't catch a horse in a round-pen Horribilis Horse Training 7 04-20-2010 08:33 PM
    Cant't get my horse to round up!!!! strawberrypaint Horse Training 4 10-07-2009 11:28 PM
    Western saddles for round pony with no withers dynamite. Horse Tack and Equipment 7 07-27-2009 10:24 PM
    Who's horse would you want to steal? (Another round!!) JustDressageIt Horse Talk 34 04-24-2009 09:29 AM
    NEXT MODEL HORSE: Round One! KGImages Horse Pictures 41 03-18-2009 09:41 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:28 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0