Originally Posted by MacabreMikolaj
That is the most controlled, relaxed and impressive rearing I've seen in awhile. Rearing is not the problem - incorrect teaching of it is the problem. Saying that teaching a rear will teach a horse to evade with a rear is like saying a horse that's trained to jump will learn to jump the pasture. The connection will never be made if the proper work is laid out.
Absolutely BEAUTIFUL video. That girl has done a phenomonal job with that pony!
It makes me wary because of the proximity, not the technique. Why bring up teaching how to rear?