I haven't done it yet - but I am slowly getting there! I have gotten Brisco off the bit and he actually performs better without a bit in, which I like because I like to ride then in a halter.
My horse can neck rein and we do ride bareback most of the time - jumping, barrels, all speeds, etc. And in the halter he can neck rein pretty good.
I have one question though - when he has nothing in his face, how do you tell him to stop or slow down or if he isn't too great with neck reining, then turning?
I know you should probably have a trusting bond with your horse, but how do your guys's horses do with it?
My horse does pretty good, but he still needs pressure applied to his face or mouth so he knows when to stop and back.
I have tried doing it with just body language and body language and pressure, so do I just keep working until he needs less and less pressure till he doesn't need any at all?
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