Cody Crow shows you how to introduce your horse to trot logs for ranch trail.
Cody Crow shows you the different ways you might drag a log when you're competing in the ranch trail.
In the ranch trail, you might be asked to drag a log or rope a dummy cow, so Cody is going to explain how to do these maneuvers safely to avoid injury.
Once your horse is familiar with the log, it's time to let the rope touch his hip so he can feel the pressure of the log attached to the rope.
Last week we broke down the basics of walking a horse over ranch riding logs.
Bud Lyon shows you how to introduce your reining horse to ranch riding logs.
Master these milestones to get your horse ready to tackle all-around classes with advice from APHA Professional Horseman Mike Hachtel.
Make sure your horse is cadenced to have success in trotting over logs.