What does it mean; get your horse on the bit (VIDEO)

What does it mean; get your horse on the bit (VIDEO)
On the bit. It’s one of the most common phrases you hear in horse training, but what does it actually mean? Before we can work on getting on the bit, we must first fully understand what it is and why it’s so critical.

Dom and Jimmie Schramm to the rescue!

“To me, on the bit is when the rider creates impulsion from behind; the horse is traveling up, lifting his back, and moving forward into a steady and submissive contact with the bit.”

In this episode of Evention TV, Dom and Jimmie explain why getting a horse on the bit is so important and how you can go about getting there.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzpm-zKpj58