Improving Your Horse's Balance and Accepting Contact

Updated September 14, 2023

Team SmartPak Rider and Pan American Games Silver Medalist Shannon Dueck is back in this Ask a Trainer Video on getting a horse to accept contact. Watch to learn Shannon's top four tips and exercises for helping a horse accept contact, maintain balance and connection, and work correctly under saddle.

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