Featured Riding Exercise: Steer the Tail

Riding instructions for you and your horse: This simple exercise teaches you how to control your horse's direction, speed, and more.

By Josh Lyons and Keith Hosman
The more excited or nervous the horse is, the more important it is for you to not let him go straight. If you take a snaffle bit, which is what you should be riding in, and you pull on two reins, what you do is you just make them smile. That's it.