AQHA Blog: No Go-Tips to keep your horse standing still while you get on

AQHACan you barely swing your leg over your horse’s side before he starts to walk off?

If you’re envious of those horses who stand still as a statue until their riders are ready, these instructions are for you.

Objectives

  • To get onto your horse without him moving or becoming disturbed.

  • To have your horse “await further instructions” once you have mounted.

  • To ensure the mental, emotional and physical connection between you and your horse is not disrupted when you get on his back

Many of our Rodeo Queens use their own horses. Being able to train them to stand still is essential during pageant.

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