Author: Lynn Palm

At Liberty: Releasing the Horse

The last Lynn Palm article explained how to safely and effectively work our horse at liberty. In Part I, I explained the benefits of liberty work, proper use of the whip, which is an important tool, and handler position.

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Ponying Your Horse, Part 2

In this article we are continuing our discussion of how to “pony” your horse. “Ponying” means leading one horse from another horse that you are mounted on. In the last issue I shared the benefits of ponying, equipment needed, and how to start at the walk. If your pony horse shows he understands what you are asking him to do at the walk, we can move on in this newsletter to teaching him to pony at the trot.

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