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Longe Your Horse • Buddy Sour

Tips to longe your horse effectively; fix buddy sour behavior.
Left photo: Budy Lyon longing horse in an covered arena. Right photo: Brad Barkemeyer is turning his horse into the fence.

Bud (left) discusses reasons to longe your horse. Brad (right) covers buddy-sour behavior.

This week on Horse&Rider OnDemand: 

When you longe your horse, you might be tempted to space out and go through the motions. Bud Lyon encourages you to pay attention and offers tips for an effective longeing session. A buddy sour or barn sour horse is a problem. Brad Barkemeyer explains the behavior and his steps to bust it so you and your horse can enjoy your rides rather than deal with anxiety.

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