Working With a New Horse: Testing Your Brakes

Does your new horse like to stop when you say whoa? Bud Lyon explains why it’s important to test your stop when working with a new horse.

What happens when you’re riding a new horse and you ask for the stop? Does he stop automatically? Does he slowly trickle down to a stop? Or does he prefer to stop on his front end instead of his hind? In the third video in this 12-part series, Bud Lyon explains the importance of testing your stop and shows you what he likes to do when he’s working with a new horse.

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