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How to Teach a Horse to Pick up the Correct Lead

Canter transitions can sometimes be tricky for even skilled riders. When we talk about picking up the correct lead, we tend to think of it much as we think of a “trick” or simple trained behavior, rather than a complex interplay of training, balance, and timing. Actually, getting your horse to pick up the correct …

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Riding the Canter: Tips To Cue, Relax, Correct, and Enjoy

  The canter can be a hard gait to learn, and the speed that accompanies the gait can bring anxiety for many beginning riders. In this article, we’ll talk about: cuing your horse to canter relaxing as you transition into the canter sitting correctly in the saddle so you feel secure and connected how to know …

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