Two Handed Riding

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When riding two handed, remember to never cross your hands over the centerline.  Imagine there is a plate of glass that runs along the mane, creating a wall that prevents your hands from crossing over to the other side.  Remember to use your hands together-as if a popsicle stick has them connected.

Riding two handed and using your hands together allows you to control your horse’s shoulders, not his neck and head.  It encourages your horse to use his shoulders freely and smoothly.