It is important to set boundaries with your horse. Monique explains that your corrections may have to be more firm in the beginning. She recommends always asking softly and giving the horse the opportunity to respond. If your horse does not respond to a soft cue, be prepared to ask as firmly as needed to get the response you want from your horse.
Getting Firm with Your Horse
Sometimes you have to get firm with your horse to set boundaries with him. Natural horsemanship instructor Monique Potts explains.