Reining to Ranch Riding: Lope-to-Walk Transitions Bud Lyon shows you how to master the lope to walk transition on your reining horse. By H&R Editors | October 26, 2020 | 1 minute read Watch now! Lope to walk transitions may seem easy, but for reining horses this can be a difficult maneuver. When you try to slow down, your horse may try to stop instead. Learn how to prevent this from happening. To watch click here. What did you think of this article? Submit Rating Thank you for your feedback!