Preview: Teaching The Basics On 2 Year Olds with Matt Gaines And Paul Hansma
This two part series gives you great insight about what mechanics both Matt and Paul want on their 2 year olds before they work cattle.
Matt shows you the mechanics of the stop and turn around. He explains where he wants the hip and shoulders to be positioned before the turn. Paul works a 2 year old on cattle, explaining why teaching a horse to wait before he turns is so important in a cutting horse's foundation.
Matt works his 2 year old on cattle demonstrating how he relates these mechanics to the cow. He explains the exact position he wants his horses to be on a cow and the 2 fundamental reasons why wait is so important at the bottom of the stop for a cutting horse.