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  1. Horse Training
    Hey guys! I'm working on pivots for HMS patterns. So far we've got a "correct" pivot down under saddle...but it's really slow. I'm not totally sure how to add a speed. It helps when I wear spurs but I prefer not to use them, and would like to find a different method of getting him motivated to...
  2. Horse Training
    Hey y'all. So Cheyenne and I have been practicing for halter classes. I'm all set, and thought some showmanship would be fun. We are going to play around here at our locals. No one cares if we are pro trained, blah, blah, blah:lol: So, she'll set up, walk, trot, and all that stuff. She has...
  3. Horse Training
    Hey all! Ive been working on a spin with my pony on the ground first. He's got the front legs crossing over part, but he doesn't plant his hind foot very well. He'll be good for about 3 steps but then he'll pick it up. We've been working on this for a long time and we've been taking it one step...
  4. Horse Training
    Hey all :) I'm new here! First post, because I have a big question! I know how to make a horse that's trained to pivot, pivot, but I don't know how to *train* a horse to pivot. I've been looking up youtube videos and going to the end of the internet, and I still haven't made much progress with...
  5. Horse Training
    Alright. Comet is not trained at all in Showmanship, I've only done it a couple times, and I have no trainer. I need help with a couple of things. 1. How do you get the back foot to pivot on turns? 2. How do you get your horse to stand perfectly square?
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