Correcting the Slow Down Teach your horse how to slow down from an extended lope to a regular lope with Ryan Rushing's tips. By H&R Editors | October 28, 2021 Click here to watch now! When you ask your horse to go from a fast lope to a slower one, your horse should respond almost immediately to the cue. If he doesn’t, try this drill from Ryan Rushing. Click here to watch now!