If your horse gets tight or braces when you go to ask for a sliding stop, you might need to spend more time on your rundown. Ryan Rushing shows you how he likes to soften up a horse that gets tight when he stops.
Does your horse stay rounded and relaxed when you're working on your rundowns? Ryan Rushing goes over the next step in his rundown series where he covers the importance of keeping your horse rounded and relaxed so he can stop his best.
To ace your sliding stop, you need to understand the basics of the rundown. In the next step in this drill Ryan Rushing goes over how to build speed in your rundown so you're going your max speed when it comes time to stop.