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Any tips on getting respect while riding? I get respect on the ground but once I get on my horse turns into a total jerk.

Any tips on getting respect while riding? I get respect on the ground but once I get on my horse turns into a total jerk.
I had the same issue in a way. You just gotta be as assertive as you are on the ground than in the saddle. I carry a crop with me, and if she gets mad and pins her ears or tries to kick, I give a little wack on the shoulder