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  1. Hunters and Hunter Seat Equitation
    While jumping a course the pony I ride gets really quick and has short, choppy strides. I try half-halts but he just doesn't listen. I also try sitting back and relaxing to try and get him to relax, it works for a few strides usually but then he just starts getting quick again. I'm going to a...
  2. Horse Training
    We recently added a little 9 year old Quarab mare to our "zoo". She rides in a rope nose hackamore and is amazing on the trails. She crosses water, plays in the pond, logs, anything you ask. Walk, trot, nothing phases her. We took her trail riding with 5-6 other horses, some gaited, some normal...
  3. Horse Training
    My horse is a speed demon. Any faster than a walk she only goes faster and faster. The ride usually end up with me flopping around in the saddle because she decides when she wants to go fast and slow. I do turn her in circles but she can turn on a dime and that makes it hard for me to do it...
  4. Western Pleasure
    My horse had western pleasure training a couple years ago but since then he had been doing hunters at his old home, but now that I have him I'm doing both English and a little western with him. I was riding him today and got him to do a really nice slow jog. If he starts out trotting too fast I...
  5. Barrel Racing
    Hi! :-) My pony can really run in between barrels, but he slows a ton around turns to a trot. I try a lot of things (taking it wider, encouraging him more,) but he always trots it no matter what, and this is making it almost impossible for us to do remotely well in barrels. What do you...
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