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  1. Horse Training
    Hi, I loan a 16 yearold cob,and when I;m riding he'll just randomly stop whether in canter,trot or walk,not always in the same spots.He'll just stop and then refuse to move.I'm really not sure as to what's causing it,he's fine with his owner but his owner can only walk and trot.He was used on a...
  2. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    So my horse is 18 years old, had him since he was 13 and he has always had a habit of getting carried away and cantering off on exciting hacks. On a hack with friends he decided to go backwards, after seeing how far the other horse had gotten in front he bolted into gallop and I was completely...
  3. Horse Training
    Hi- I've been reading up on using a 1 rein stop and was wondering how many of you guys actually TEACH your horse the 1 rein stop?? If you do teach your horse, what methods do you use? And I've also heard that you should never use it as your "normal" stop on a ride.... is this true? How often...
  4. Horse Training
    I am in Drill Team with my LBE horse. She is pretty good stopping in the barn at my arena and i ride with a few other people. However once she is in the huge arena at the fairgrounds with all of the other horses, she becomes almost uncontrollable using two reins and I have to do a one rein stop...
  5. Horse Training
    I've been riding since September. Usually, I ride a white gelding named Blue. He bites when I groom him, when I do up his girth, refuses to pick up his feet, and outright distrespects me. At first, he never did this. Now he does it everytime I come near him. I'm nervous to go anywhere near his...
  6. Western Riding
    So when you stop the hindquarters of the horse are suppose to go underneath the body. kinda like a c shape, but not as dramatic, right? So how do you go about teaching that? Also, do you guys always have your feet up against your horse when he/she is moving? because I feel like I dont but then...
  7. Horse Training
    My new horse has some major ground manner issues. I have been working with a trainer two days a week, and the other days I'm on my own. His biting/rearing/running people over issues are almost completely gone. So we are making progress, slowly. He is a real sweetie, but he was raised as a pet...
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