<P>RANCH HORSE JOURNAL JUNE 2016 59 then Ill come back to his front. If he does start taking a step or walking away, slowly walk back to him. Dont run up to him because that will scare him off. If he walks away, try to put him back in the same steps he was in, and then walk off away from his hip. I just keep repeating the process over and over. But dont make too big of an issue about it. You just want the horse to understand that you want him to stand in his tracks when you get off of him. Pretty soon you should be able to walk away from his head. Youll love having a horse that will stand where you put him, without having to be tied or held. Abigail Boatwright is a special contributor to the Ranch Horse Journal. To comment, write to aqhajrnl@aqha.org. away from his head in the beginning. That tells your horse to follow you. Pet on your horse and then walk away from his back end. That will reduce the chances of him drawing toward you. Walking to the rear gets your horse standing out in the middle of the arena and it gets him used to standing by him- self. A lot of horses have a lot of anxiety being in the arena by themselves. They are not used to being alone. Youll need to work through that anxiety. Thats part of why having a tired horse helps. I like to point the horse away from the gate going out of the arena. Step off your horse, pet him and drop the reins. If he starts to move, put him right back in the tracks where he was standing. But do it really slow – dont move quick- ly. Tell your horse Whoa if he moves. Whoa means stop on the ground just as much as when youre on his back. If he takes a step toward you, try putting him back in his tracks. That will start to make him think about being completely still. Walk away from his hip, and walk a circle around to his face. Come straight into him. If you come into the side, he might come to you, or he might drive away, but a lot of times a horse wont take that step straight forward. I will then usu- ally come down the opposite side and walk to the hip. Ill then walk away and go the other direction. Then Ill walk around behind his head and go the opposite direction. And MIKE MAJOR is an AQHA Professional Horseman and a three-time AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse world champi- on. He was the 2010 Project Cowboy champion and the winner of the cow horse competi- tion at the 2010 Battle in the Saddle. He was the 2015 junior ranch riding world and reserve world champion at the Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show. Located in Bowie, Texas, he trains horses and amateurs for performance events. 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