Originally Posted by Jillyann
I myself do it when I am riding my mare with a halter and lead, because she just responds to it much better.
Opps. Say goodbye for any natural horsemanship in this case then.
A GOOD horseman will NVER need to resort to "roughshod" antics.
People that do this are looking for quick short cut ways to dominate the horse without any thought about the horse al all. The people that do this have not taken the time to understand cause and effect and quick fixes tend to be just that...QUICK but not permanent fixes.