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  • Halter training a yearling
  • Training horse for halter classes

 
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    10-26-2008, 07:34 PM
  #1
Yearling
Training Your Horse for Halter Class

I would like to take Playboy



In to Halter classes because I think he would have a good chance at winning, and because he needs to go out more often. Anyway, the problem is that he will not walk/trot shoulder to shoulder with me. I've tried using a dressage whip, end of the lead rope, and lots of other things but he absolutely will not walk/trot next to me. He only wants to be behind me, not directly behind, off to the side, but still behind me.
Also whats a good way to teach them to square up. Just practice?
We have a lot to work on.
     
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    10-26-2008, 08:08 PM
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Exactly what classes are you considering? Western, English showmanship or some sort of sporthorse (lots of qualifications to enter one of these)?
     
    10-27-2008, 12:14 AM
  #3
Yearling
Western
Sorry, didn't think about all the kinds of halter classes...

I'm probably going to take him into 4-H with my other gelding for my last year, and then maybe go from there.
     

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