6022 Tomahawk Trail, Fort Wayne, IN 46804 USA
Email: chrislewark*yahoo.com (replace * with @)
John Lyons horseman Chris Lewark lives in Northeastern Indiana (Allen county) within 100 miles of the following cities: Fort Wayne, Decatur, Wabash, Van Wert, Richmond, Indianapolis, Elkhart, South Bend.
5201 A Mussetter Road, Ijamsville, MD 21754 USA
Email: precisionequine*nativeweb.net (replace * with @)
John Lyons horseman Mary Beth Fulwiler lives in Northwestern Maryland (Frederick county) within 100 miles of the following cities: Frederick, Germantown, Gaithersburg, Hagerstown, Baltimore, Washington DC, Alexandria.
"Does he ignore you when you ask for his attention (or worse, look at you with contempt) and just plain freeze up when you're walking abreast and he sees a pretty dame? What's going to happen when you're on his back? Fix it by setting a zero tolerance policy, (Day Four). But don't push too hard, see Day Three.
Did you get on your horse and then ask yourself "What am I going to do if this horse bucks?" Get back off and re-read Day Two.
Does your horse see a rabbit and bolt or buck? Practice Three Step Stop till the reins really mean something. Practice disengagement so you'll have a way to "cut the engine." Practice speed control (below) to help deal with fear."
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"To help slow my horse, I hum. I hum because it naturally changes my seat. So when I'm practicing loping, and my horse is going faster than I want, then I sit down and I count or hum. So, I'll pick up speed and I'll say go faster, then I'll sit down and hum. If I change my seat and he does not slow down, then..."