Question # 75: I tried the walk 2 steps and trot exercise tonight with my pony. I figured it would get him to respond better ,and he did at first, but then didn't want to walk and he was anticipating trot.
publication date: Jul 15, 2012
We have the same issue with canter transitions, they get him fired up. Is there any way to modify the exercise without losing the reason for doing it? (Michelle)
This can sometimes be a problem with the forward going, eager beaver type of horse. If your horse gets revved up and begins to anticipate the upward transitions, I would.....(Click on Question Title above (in blue) to read the full answer)
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