Working With a New Horse: Testing Backup When dealing with a new horse, take time to test his backup so you know what you have to work with going forward. By H&R Editors | December 30, 2019 | 1 minute read New horse in the barn? Take time to test out different maneuvers to see what he excels at and what he needs help with. This week Bud Lyon shows you what he likes to do with a new horse when it comes to testing his backup. To watch click here. What did you think of this article? Submit Rating Thank you for your feedback!