Prepare Your Horse For Success • 10m
The word “whoa” gets used a lot. I hear people using it when their horse gets spooky, leading their horse to the wash rack, when they are riding, and etc. That word can be effective, but only if it’s not used a lot. This next exercise is going to help you with creating a “shut-off” button for your horse.
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