Read All About It: Doug’s 2016 Interview in AQHA Journal
Here’s some insight from a brief interview Doug did with the American Quarter Horse Journal on the process of getting a horse to read cattle.
To DougJordan, timing in cutting is the by-product of a careful training process. In Doug’s opinion, for a cutting horse to have critical timing requires that the horse gradually assumes more and more responsibility for the performance. He explains, “When you’re cutting, there’s just not enough time for a horse to wait for a rider’s cue. He has to have the confidence to work on his own. My job as a trainer is to develop that confidence.”
Click here to read the whole article on Cutting Fundamentals in the Training Archive from The American Quarter Horse Journal.