'aaand whoah' and locking my seat. I wait a second, and if no response, I use the rein to get the stop. If they didn't stop off my first cue I also like to back them up.
So the progression is - voice and seat, then rein.
They soon learn that when you ask with your voice and seat, you want whoah. The first few times they do it, I don't back up, and let them stand for a while. (I always teach this when the horse is tired because the stopping is a reward in itself).
Once they know to stop off my seat and voice, I expect more. I expect a stop immediately - again, if it isn't immediate, I follow up with the rein and then back them up. (incidentally this exercise gives you a great back up!)
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