Path of the Horseman - Objective 3


Objective 3

Physical Pressure

Front-end control (Turn on Haunches)

Hind end control (Turn on Forehand)

Lowering head

Backing from nose/chest

Backing from tail

Lateral Flexion



  • Sending concepts and purpose
  • Obstacles



Practice moving your horse’s front and rear independently of the other.

All we are looking for right now is one or two steps at a time. Do not rush this!

Be careful around the tail. If your horse is uncomfortable with you being there, go back to desensitizing him/her in that area before proceeding. Be sure to wear gloves while rope handling.

Release pressure as soon as the horse does what is right.

Keep body in proper position.


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