Equine Art and Clay Sculpture by Horse-Obsessed Artist Jen Pratt
Friday, October 10, 2014
Simple Trust Exercise Using Ground Poles, Turns, and Backup - Patterns for Horse and Rider
This exercise tests your horse's wilingness and level of trust. Be patient and go slow. If you encounter resistance, make sure your horse has a basic understanding of turning and sidepassing before working this pattern. See/print the full size version of this riding pattern.
Techniques used: walk/trot, backup, laterals: turns (on hindquarter or forehand) and sidepass.