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Triple Threat

Use this exercise for multiple purposes. You can use it to put turn in a horse or take some of the anticipation your horse may have about turning out of a horse. Great for training and great for problem solving.

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Three In A Row

A drill suitable for young horses, seasoned horses and those that need some fine tuning.   This drill is a good warm up and provides an opportunity to put turn in a horse and also to take anticipation out.    You can use this drill according to your horses needs.

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3 360’s

A great training drill to get your your horse snappy, soft and responsive on the backside of the barrel.  Keeps them free moving into the turn, but locked on the turn helping to leave with power.

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4 Corner Rate

This helps to learn the collection and preparation needed to turn a barrel properly. It will help you and your horse become more in tune with each other.

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Keep That Lead

Young horses or really sensitive horses may think you mean “swap leads” when you pick up with that inside rein. Repeating this and riding them to stay in the correct lead will help them to hold that lead and now be swapping back and forth.

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Air Power

This drill is a good workout for your horse creating lung capacity and muscle strength and stamina.

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Double One Way

This drill will help a horse that tries to crowd the barrel. But also emphasizes the turn for one that needs it. Great drill for nice correct turns.

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More Rate

Adding an extra element to the Rating drill you can add extra emphasis for those horses that really need rate. This will really help gathering up and getting his rear end up underneath himself.

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Rate

Rating is preparing for the turn and giving your horse advance notice there is a turn coming. It is part of your preparation for the turn.  This drill will help your horse understand and remember he needs to rate for each turn.

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45 Degree Turn Back with Barrel

This integrates the roll back, but also includes a barrel where your horse should be able to work quietly following the pressure of the rollback. You should feel your horse really driving and working from behind when you do go around the barrel as a result of the schooling you’ve been doing with the roll […]

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