02-24-2010, 03:14 PM
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When my leased horse was having trouble with the same thing, my instructor set up a jump in the center of the ring and we did sideways figure eights over the jump in the middle, turning a different direction each time. Like we would come around on our right lead, turn in the middle and jump the jump going the long way down the middle, then turn to the left and come around and do it on the left lead then turn right, etc.
When I was over the jump, she said to look slightly to the side I was going to turn and to subtly give the aid for the lead I wanted. It took a few tries, but in the end he was picking up his lead just based on the way my head was turned.