Originally Posted by Flashboy2011
My horse is 5 years old and has been under saddle for a good 6-8 months. He does excellent job of turning at walk and does well in a trot, but at the canter he has horrible issues and does not listen to my leg. I have tried long lineing him and he does great at that, and again at the canter, he has problems. Any Advice? Please help me out.
Have you tried using spurs or a whip? I have a gelding who is fantastic but he won't even pick up the canter unless you have spurs on or are using a whip. I wouldn't go all out western spurs at first, but just the nice short english spurs that let him know you are there/