Savvy Tip November 2014

Change of direction as a strategy…

Sometimes a smart left brained introvert can get you working really hard to get them to maintain gait!  It’s often because they are bored that they don’t keep going, so variety will probably help as opposed to more pressure which will likely cause more sour attitude!

Use change of directions to help add some variety to the circling game and maintain gait.

3AW35169In right brained horses, the same tactic can be really useful to help interrupt the pattern if the horse is getting rushy or shutdown and glazed over.