Equipment that is used to back up or fortify a rider’s natural cue (i.e. spurs, whips, martingales).
Rarely should an artificial aid replace a natural cue. Used following the first light cue, it combines with negative reinforcement, giving relief as soon as the horse responds. Used logically (light cue, stronger cue,…Continue
Added by Lindsay Grice on September 27, 2011 at 8:50am — No Comments
At a horse show the other day a horse came firing backward out of a trailer, breaking the trailer tie (and the pride of the red faced owner) as she pranced free, tail flagging, touring the show grounds. Her owner had tied her up, and then went around to fasten the tail bar….
You never know…Continue
Added by Lindsay Grice on September 12, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments