Getting a Smooth Lead Departure

In this video, Boyd Rice explains why a smooth lead departure is important. He also demonstrates how he teaches his young horses to have a smooth lead departure.

Click here to watch the full video

About Boyd Rice

Boyd Rice is a cutting and reined cow horse trainer, as well as a proven all-around horseman and cowboy. With a background in colt starting, he has established a successful show career, amassing earnings in excess of $4 million in the Western performance horse industry. A perennial finalist at NCHA and National Reined Cow Horse Association major events, Rice’s list of achievements is robust. His list of major wins include being named both the MillionHeir Cutting Open Champion and NCHA Open World Champion in 2005. In addition, Rice and his horse Oh Cay N Short are the first duo to ever win the Snaffle Bit Futurity and the World’s Greatest Horseman title.

Horse&Rider OnDemand+

Horse&Rider OnDemand+ gives you the high-quality, insightful training advice you’ve come to expect from Horse&Rider plus even more access to trainers and videos, more opportunities to learn, and more discounts! New trainers appearing exclusively on the new membership tier include multiple NRHA Futurity and NRHA Derby finalist, and NRBC Champion Peter DeFreitas, multiple world and reserve world champion and Quarter Horse trainer Robin Frid, and many more.

Share
Related Articles
image
Reach Your Goals By Looking Forward
How to Look Beyond with Touched By a Horse
Untitled-design-2024-03-07T062650
Learn to Face the Fear with Touched By a Horse
5F2A6819
2024: A Year for Mastery with Horse&Rider OnDemand's New Masterclasses
Untitled design - 2024-01-09T145227
The Importance of Camaraderie with Touched By a Horse
Newsletter
Receive news and promotions for Horse & Rider and other Equine Network offers.

"*" indicates required fields

Name*
Country*

Additional Offers

Additional Offers
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.