Mastering a maneuver like this takes time, patience, and a lot of practice. While you go from your fast lope directly to a walk in this drill, the end goal is to teach your horse how to listen for subtle slow-down cues so you can go from a fast lope to a slow one in the show pen and have your horse’s response become second nature.
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In an exclusive H&R interview, learn why clinician Warwick Schiller’s horse-training methods have evolved toward more horse-centric approaches.
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