Thursday, January 28, 2016

Horse Training: No-Go Mounting

Photo from AQHA’s Fundamentals of Horsemanship. - Full Article

January 26, 2016

Tips to keep your horse standing still while you get on.

From AQHA’s Fundamentals of Horsemanship

Can you barely swing your leg over your horse’s side before he starts to walk off?

If you’re envious of those horses who stand still as a statue until their riders are ready, these instructions are for you.


• To get onto your horse without him moving or becoming disturbed.

• To have your horse “await further instructions” once you have mounted

• To ensure the mental, emotional and physical connection between you and your horse is not disrupted when you get on his back...

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