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Game 4: The Yo-Yo Game

Imagine if you could balance your horse’s “go and whoa” so well that it took only your thoughts to move him forward or bring him to a screeching halt. How do you get there from where you are today? All of the Seven Games combined is the complete answer, but in particular the Yo-Yo Game helps balance your horse’s backward and forward movements. Most horses will go forward without any difficulties, but backward can be an entirely different matter. They have a good forward “Yo” but their backward “Yo” is broken. They need to be balanced. A great Yo-Yo Game is a huge part of building straightness, respect and impulsion in your horse. It will also help you cure such problems as your horse running you over, running in front of you while leading, nipping, biting and getting heavy on the forehand. Understanding why you would want to learn this game,…

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