The Reining Files: Learning to Breathe


The most fundamental part of a good reining pattern (and any pattern, class, ride, etc.) is breathing. If you don’t breathe, you tense up, if you tense up, your horse tenses up, he rushes, he senses there is a problem and you both make mistakes. Sarah Williams walks us through her own discovery of learning to breathe as a “Reiner”, but her advice is applicable across all riding disciplines.