Groundwork: Disengaging the Hindquarters Learn why you should be able to disengage your horse’s hindquarters and how to properly ask him to do so. By H&R Editors | February 17, 2020 | 1 minute read Brad Barkemeyer explains the importance of having signals to give to your horse to achieve a desired response. Watch to see how Brad teaches a young horse to disengage his hindquarters with signaling. To watch click here. What did you think of this article? Submit Rating Thank you for your feedback!