Excerpt from the March issue of Heels Down Magazine:
As Told By Kelli Cruciotti
Grand prix show jumper Kelli Cruciotti offers insight on helping a horse that stops on course.
Typically what we do first is make sure the horse is feeling 100 percent. That there’s no physical issues that could be contributing (to the stopping), especially if the horse has never stopped before. A lot of times horses stop because they’re uncomfortable. They don’t just wake up and decide to be bad.
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