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[RC] Crupper - Ridecamp Guest

Please Reply to: Sheila Larsen Sheila_Larsen@xxxxxxx or ridecamp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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It is a matter of acclimation/training him to the crupper.  Adjust it just a 
little looser than you may ride in at first, then longe him at a walk, trot and 
canter.  If he is ok then ride. Slowly increase the tension to where you want 
it.  when on the flat reach around and slowly pull it, you can to that off of 
him walking along side and see how he goes.  When you start to go down hill get 
off and let him feel the pressure.  When you feel comfortable get on and ride 
but remember your weight will pull his tail more.  I think you just need to 
take it slower.

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Quarter horse for something he says - Sure -  and when you
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