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10 Tips for better horsemanship

10 Tips for better Horsemanship: If your horse is spooky, it is OK to get off the horse and address the spooky obstacle. It is safer to deal with it on the ground than under saddle. Be light with your hands. We spend a lifetime in riding learning not to pull on the reins. Learn how to use an open rein and indirect or neck rein The more you do transitions, the more you stretch and strengthen the longitudinal muscles and the hind leg joints. Always reward your horse with a pat, soft voice or treat when he responds positively – he will be more willing to give a positive response next time. Incorporating dressage exercises into your routine can...

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