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8 Steps to a Great Canter

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  1. Have a clear verbal cue, I use a 'kiss' sound
  2. Know how the horse picks up the correct lead so that you can make it easier for him
  3. Work your horse loose and see if he/she finds it easier to pick up one lead over another
  4. Long-reining will go a long way to assisting your horse with a balanced canter
  5. The habitual bucker - what you can do about it
  6. Work your foundation training lessons in canter
  7. Be sure your horse is sensitive and responsive to your cues (not 'dead to the leg')
  8. Rushing into canter? How to start with relaxation