Two Minute Training Tips – Time to Halt!
We spend a crazy inordinate amount of time to get our horses to go forward. We push them and ourselves to get used to a steady active tempo without feeling like we’re running out of control. And, then we go to a show and they throw us a curve ball because the first thing you do is halt! Oh my! Anyone ever notice how hard it is to halt at the test beginning and easier at the end? In fact, eventers have taken some halts out of the entrance of their tests since its so hard to g