Introduction to Ranch Riding: Extended Trot to Walk Transition

A shutdown from the extended trot to walk might look easy, but this transition can easily leave you in the penalty box.

When you ask for an extended trot to walk shutdown, it’s important that you don’t lose your forward motion, but also ensure your horse shuts down all the way and doesn’t have a “jig” step between gaits. Bud Lyon shows a rider how to ask for the breakdown in this week’s Horse&Rider OnDemand video. 

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