Forward Riding Series Part 6 - The Opening Rein: Teaching the Beginning Rider to Steer a Horse


Part 6 of Susan Deal's "Forward Riding Series - Exercises for a Rider's First Year"

In her sixth lesson, Susan Deal introduces a young rider to the most basic “steering” rein aid. Using serpentine exercises, the student learns to control the horse’s direction with the opening rein.

Running Time: 1 minute and 58 seconds


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