Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Germany- but not German =D
Sit deep, legs on, and relax your reins. If she prats around, let her. If she stands for a three second count, walk her on. If she prats around badly, circle her, and get her to stop again.
Duffy throws her nose in the air, turns to nibble my boots, messes with the side of the school. Well, she used to. Now she stands, and stands, and stands. It was my fault for not giving her the correct signals. From the word go in your warm up, and even your ground work, get the horse to stop, and stand.