Good Horse Care: Tips For Guiding Your Horse


Good Horse Care: Tips for Guiding Your Horse

While taking Good horse care and training practice- the most initial and the basic step is turning it. Direct reining and neck reining are the types of reining that are followed for turning the horse. Neck reining is the method that most of the riders follow to turn their horses.

Neck reining and direct reining are almost the same but in neck reining, you pull the rein to point the horse nose to make it turn the direction you want whereas, indirect reining- left and right reins are pulled to turn to left and right sides respectively.

How To Guide Your Good Horse To Start The Ride

Good Horse Care: Tips for Guiding Your Horse

For improving your skills you will need to practice initially on the hurdle free area. As you get your hands on it- you can add obstacles to reach an expert level.

On this wise, make use of thin riding gloves that will help you in strengthening your grip.

Body balancing is the fundamental aspect of horse riding hence you must try to learn it in a round area or in loops initially so that, you learn how to use hands, legs, and rein while turning the horse.

Rein Control

Hold the left and right rein in the respective hands. After that, keep a one-inch distance between your hands and saddle and let it be some inches above so that, you have a better grip to hold. Let the buckle end of the rein come out of your hand- keeping your thumbs up.

Now make your horse turn its head on a side by toughening the reins and at the same time, make use of your calves-tighten them and guide your horse to move forward.

Remember that the rein doesn’t go droopy.

Turning The Horse: Horse Care

Use the right rein to turn the champ in the right direction and follow the same rule for turning to the left side. While turning, you must pull back by applying gentle pressure on the rein. When you cue up on the left rein you must pay attention to the right rein contact and vice versa. This will help you in controlling your champion as well as your body balancing.

While turning do not lean- put your posture straight and let your body weight centers your hip bone.

Pressure Balance While Turning: Horse Care

Good Horse Care: Tips for Guiding Your Horse

When your champ turns or when it follows the cue, release hands and legs pressure and remember to keep contact with your horse’s mouth to stop him if needed. You must be gentle in applying pressure on your horse mouth. If you are being harsh while applying pressure- your warrior may get irritated and insensitive to your orders.

In addition to it- while clenching, make sure that you don’t clench it tightly with your legs. This will also make your horse irritable and irresistible.

When you ride you have to keep adjusting reins. When you need to go faster, keep on shortening it, and when you slow down your speed- lengthen your reins.

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