Using Gates to Get Responsiveness Get responsiveness from your horse when you're working with a gate. By H&R Editors | September 20, 2021 | 1 minute read Click here to watch now! While it’s important to be able to open and close gates when you’re doing ranch work or preparing for an event, it can also be used to help get responsiveness in a horse. Click here to watch now! What did you think of this article? Submit Rating Thank you for your feedback!