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  • Perfecting the stop on a horse

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    08-12-2013, 12:29 PM
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Perfecting the stop

Some of you may know about my situation with my 9 year old Quarter horse; all of this hunter under saddle training stuff. Continuing with that...we (my trainer and I) are focusing a lot right now on getting a better stop out of this horse. Lots of canter-halt transitions (and trot-halt). When we first started they were horrible and so, so rough to sit. I have been working a lot on this and they are now much smoother and much quicker. However, it's still not a hard, 'hindquarter stop', which is what we are wanting to achieve. Since his stops are better than when we started, is it just a matter of time doing to same thing until his stops get to 100%? Or is there something else I need to be doing? I ask for the stop by first making sure he's listening, I sit deeper with more weight in my heels, pick up my reins, and say 'whoa.'
     
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    08-12-2013, 01:47 PM
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Green Broke
As soon as you stop back him up. This will get him stopping on his hind end because he will be expecting to back as soon as he stops.
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    08-12-2013, 01:59 PM
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As soon as you stop back him up. This will get him stopping on his hind end because he will be expecting to back as soon as he stops.
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Oh, yes, forgot to mention that. I do that too.
     
    08-12-2013, 03:29 PM
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Showing
Make sure that he's backing up properly and actually using his hind end. If he's pushing himself backward with his front end, then backing up won't help.
     

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