On the Bit: Mystery of Contact 

By RealRiderz Hands, most of us use them too much from the back of our horse.  When speaking about “working” the horse correctly, there is often one word that is least talked about and causes the most confusion: contact. Top trainers always say: you just have contact with the bit. Yet how one may attemptContinue reading “On the Bit: Mystery of Contact “

Stopping without Reins

By Real Riderz Umm…what? Yeah, this is a revelation, but actually it isn’t. So pull the reins to stop and kick the ribs to go? Right? Wrong. Well in a way I guess: let’s review our natural aids. Eyes, arms, legs, and seat. Four terms that are, quite frankly broad. I mean, look with yourContinue reading “Stopping without Reins”