Teach your horse how to back through an L obstacle for a ranch trail class.
Here are the common mistakes Brad Barkemeyer sees non pros make when they’re asking a horse to back up.
When dealing with a new horse, take time to test his backup so you know what you have to work with going forward.
Sidepass an ‘L’ with your horse’s hind feet inside the obstacle.
Here are step-by-step instructions for putting together your own L back-up obstacle when practicing for trail classes.