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post #11 of 19 Old 06-19-2010, 06:21 PM Thread Starter
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I know how to get my leads. I was asking what other people do
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post #12 of 19 Old 06-19-2010, 06:48 PM
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I take a forward seat, give a whole body leg hug with more pressure on the side that I want the opposite lead from. Left leg = right lead and vice versa.

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Lol that question was pointed at AQHA but thanks for the input :P
That's about how I do it but I kind of kiss to the horse especially in the earlier stages

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What do you do?
well...im not a reiner, so that really doesn't matter because i'm asking about the way reiners do it from an english rider.
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My guy is in training for some reining, and I was told not to go from a jog to a lope and vice versa....along with not riding on the rail.......
I don't either, unless I'm doing simple changes.
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From a standstill, trot, and a walk its the same.....right leg on the hip to push the hip left, then pick up the right shoulder and kiss. Left leg to push the right hip out, pick up the left shoulder and kiss. For the flying change I do the same thing, when loping I slip the eg back and pick up the shoulder. I have, however, worked for many a long hour to make my stud horse Jester change on seat command. Just shift your weight and he changes. Next ste: Vocal cue

Pssh.I didn't pick up the wrong lead
It's called a counter canter...
...A very advanced maneuver.
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From a standstill, trot, and a walk its the same.....right leg on the hip to push the hip left, then pick up the right shoulder and kiss. Left leg to push the right hip out, pick up the left shoulder and kiss. For the flying change I do the same thing, when loping I slip the eg back and pick up the shoulder. I have, however, worked for many a long hour to make my stud horse Jester change on seat command. Just shift your weight and he changes. Next ste: Vocal cue
Kudos on working with the stallion :)

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Thanks, I put a lot of hours into him. But he's my heart horse so he's worth it ^^

Pssh.I didn't pick up the wrong lead
It's called a counter canter...
...A very advanced maneuver.
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