Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: New South Wales, Australia
How do you teach a horse to rein?
I've never ridden Western and have no intention currently of learning/teaching how to rein but it has always intrigued me as to how it is taught. Obviously it would be a reasonably complex thing to do but can anyone sort of give me a brief outline of how its done? Like those sliding stop things?
I just can't work out in my head how its done. Its not the quality of the stops because riding English you can have very good, responsive stops without the sort of hindquarter under sliding.
Also, can any horse learn into or is it an intuitive thing for purpose bred horses?