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Re: [RC] TTEAM Balance Rein - Susan Young Casey

OH!  The balance rein that the original poster spoke
of is completely different than the balance strap some
of us have referred to. 

I'm curious as to why lifting up on the balance rein
or neck lariat lightens the front end.  What signal
does that send?  I've heard of this...and have even
seen it in hindsight.  But, I don't understand.

Several foxhunters have said lifting up on the
martengale strap works in the same fashion once you
train the horse to it.  Comes in handy when your hands
are full and you need a little half halt before a

I LOVE this learning stuff!  Thanks for the responses
so far and I look forward to learning more!

Susan Young Casey, Princess of Pink, LIW, RRHA, RHS
Semper Obliquo (Always aside)  

Glenndale Grace Farm, Ft Gibson, Oklahoma U.S.A.

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