Stiffening- not softening
So Mr. Citrus has decided, by my cueing obviously, that stiffening to the bit is better than softening. I have a lesson lined up Friday, but has any one else had this issue.
I figure I must be releasing too late and therefore teaching him the wrong reward.... which is why I am having a lesson... I need more eyes.
"Equine-facilitated therapy employs a form of biofeedback for practicing self-awareness, emotional management, and relationship skills that human role-playing exercises and discussion groups cannot begin to access." Linda Kohanov (The Tao of Equus)