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    Blog: 11/26/2020 Let’s take a trip out west with the side of the American cowboy. In the show pen or on the open plains, cowboys are more often, than not, working vastly with their herds of cattle. In my blog for today I will talk about a few tips and important aspects for bringing up a great cow horse.  Western Horseman dives head first into their article with professional horseman and trainer Kory Pounds on the topic of training your horse for the cow classes. He believes in natural horsemanship, meaning that the horse should love his/her job and not jump the gun when the rider is asking the horse…

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    Comfortable Reining Transitions

    Professional reining horseman and recently a million dollar rider, Matt Mills, demonstrates and offers training tips in his “tip of the week” video. His lecture is based on slowing and managing younger reining horses while being comfortable when transitioning through paces of the lope.  Based off the video, Matt encourages the horse to have a very forward paced lope and then carries through with faster lead changes. He looks for the horse to give and relax into the cues after a fast paced transition. One key point he makes is humming to your horse and sitting back. From my own experience, when you’re comfortable your horse is also going to…