Working Your Horse on a Relaxed Rein

Hall of fame cutter Winston Hansma explains why you should work your cutting horse on a loose rein.

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If you watch a cutting event, you might notice that most riders ride their horses on a draped rein. In this video on the fundamentals of cutting, Winston explains the importance of working a cutting horse on a relaxed rein to help him understand his directional cues when you pick up on the reins.

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