Dropping Shoulder in a Circle Bud Lyon demonstrates drills to use when working with your horse to prevent him from dropping his shoulder. By H&R Editors | August 10, 2020 | 1 minute read Watch now! Be prepared for competition by following Bud Lyon’s tips for preventing your horse from dropping his shoulder while circling. Start these drills slowly and work on adding speed as your progress. To watch click here. What did you think of this article? Submit Rating Thank you for your feedback!