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Fancy a snack?

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Ever been on a hack on your fave riding school pony, only to find he munches his way around the bridlepaths, pulling you out of the saddle all the time?

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Here are just some of the ways to tackle your pony having a snack out hacking…

  • Ponies can snatch leaves and tall grass on the move. It’s up to you to keep a firm contact and push your pony through that contact. Loose reins are just asking for trouble.
  • A pony can’t drop his head to graze if he’s moving. Keep your pony in front of your legs, and if you do have to stop, prepare yourself for trouble.
  • Don’t give up. You have to be more determined than your pony – he has to be the one to give up!

 

 

 

 

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