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Spins by Sandy Collier

Posted by on Sep 28, 2018 in BLOG, Sandy Collier, Training Tips | 0 comments

A dynamic, judge-pleasing spin is performed on a loose rein, with the horse’s nose tipped slightly in the direction of the turn. The...

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Backing-In-A-Circle to Fix “Cutting In” by Sandy Collier

Posted by on Jul 10, 2018 in BLOG, Sandy Collier, Training Tips | 0 comments

In this exercise, which corrects your horse when he drops his inside shoulder, leans in, or cuts in on a circle, you bring him to a stop,...

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Controlling Speed in a Circle by Sandy Collier

Posted by on May 23, 2018 in BLOG, Sandy Collier, Training Tips | 0 comments

Sandy Collier – You’ve been working all along on encouraging your horse to stay framed-up even when you put slack in the reins. By...

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Exercises to Perfect Your Circles by Sandy Collier

Posted by on Mar 22, 2018 in BLOG, Sandy Collier, Training Tips | 0 comments

Sandy Collier “Rounding” the Circle In the exercise, Baseball Diamond, you worked on steering by leaving out a base and cutting across...

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Reining Circles by Sandy Collier

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in BLOG, Sandy Collier, Training Tips | 0 comments

Sandy Collier – Reining patterns typically call for large, fast circles (executed at a gallop), and small slow circles (at a...

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Checking Up – When and Why by Sandy Collier

Posted by on Jan 6, 2017 in BLOG, Sandy Collier, Training Tips | 0 comments

You began work on softness, and you continued it in the collection work. In spite of all that, your horse still doesn’t seem to be...

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