Riding Exercise #7: Touch & Rub Exercise Goal: To be able to bend the horse’s head and disengage his hindquarters 360 degrees when you apply very light pressure to his flank area with your thumb. The horse should not pull against the rein while he is moving his feet. More about the exercise: https://www.downunderhorsemanship.com/Store/Product/MEDIA/D/252/
During the Ranch Rally, Clinton will hold three demonstrations geared toward training the performance horse: #1: Reining Training With a 2-Year-Old #2: Reining Training With a 3-Year-Old #3: Working Cow Horse Here's an idea of the type of advanced training you will see.
Riding Exercise #1: Flex With the Bridle on the Ground Goal: Before I mount, I’ll always flex the horse a few times on both sides with the bridle to make sure he’s soft and paying attention. If he’s stiff and resistant on the ground, he won’t be any better under saddle. More about the exercise: https://www.downunderhorsemanship.com/Store/Product/MEDIA/D/252/