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Last Activity: Apr. 22, 2017, 12:22 AM
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  • HH
    replied to Canter tips
    Thanks I just realized this week that's why he tends to stop because I forget to use my legs at all because I am holding on for dear life but I think...
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  • HH
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    Thank you. He has so much potential and I know he's got it in him sonuts jut a case of finding ehatbworks for him and bringing out the best . He is a...
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  • HH
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    Ok great thank you. I can't wait to try it. He is a bit of a late bloomer too on top of being started wrong but super clever so will catch on fast....
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  • HH
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    Yes I can that also took years to get right . I will definitely try.

    I find I often have to come back down or try something else as he...
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  • HH
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    Oh and I assume you can obviously just make the strides between transitions more over time. I was worried it may make him stop all the time as he was...
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  • HH
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    Yes that's the aim but someone protests too much a little still. Ok let me keep trying that. I can feel once he's clicked we are cantering he is super...
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  • HH
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    Thanks can see it now ...
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  • HH
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    Thank I am going to a clinic soon and will choose a trainer after that.

    I had a big old schoolmaster before him so I've cantered tons on...
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  • HH
    replied to Potential in an "old" horse
    I got my golden oldie at 18 and I was thankfully none the wiser at the time. He was in bad shape and had been left out to fade away. He even has kanker...
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  • HH
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    Futher to my post about my unwilling horse , we've done a 360 and now he super willing and I am experiencing movement I am not even sure I am ready for....
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    Last edited by HH; Apr. 21, 2017, 07:33 AM. Reason: spelling

  • HH
    replied to Unwilling horse
    What I am trying now which seems to be working like a bomb so far is to keep my legs off and when I want him more forward I give two quick taps with my...
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  • HH
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    Thank you. If anything he is going to make me a better rider. He has already ...
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  • HH
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    No but will check it out thank you....
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  • HH
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    UPDATE:

    Just thought I would update for all those who gave advice.

    I took two weeks off riding and took a step back and put...
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  • HH
    replied to Unwilling horse
    Thanks I will leave him with an instructor rather and thats what I said to her yesterday. Its all very well she can ride him but I need to learn how to...
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  • HH
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    Thanks for everyone's input. It's given me a lot to think about . I seem to have put things into perspective.

    I will check back in a few...
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  • HH
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    Yes , I do know how to correctly ask. As do the trainers that have ridden him.

    No, I don't think he fully understands what it is. He is too...
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  • HH
    replied to Unwilling horse
    Sorry, what I mean is that he has been checked extensively in the poll , neck and shoulder area and no matter what I try he is the same . He is slightly...
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  • HH
    replied to Unwilling horse
    I will definitely look into the muscle issue because that also doesn't make sense to me either . It shouldn't be hard to keep it on.

    I am...
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  • HH
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    His teeth were done in June last year but it was a major job as I changed dentists and my vet is of the opinion he took way to much off so am not in a...
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