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How can I keep my horse focused when working outside? He's cowy, so he tries to look at everything.

How can I keep my horse focused when working outside? He's cowy, so he tries to look at everything.
Blinkers.
Move him forward. Do lots of patterns and exercises to keep his mind focused on you so he wonders where he’s going next
Ride him forward and do plenty of transitions with him, this helps to keep him focused and thinking about what you’re going to ask him to do next. This almost always works for my horse (:
John Lyon says do 20m circles infront of the object, until he starts focusing on you
do things that are mentally challenging & the forces him to focus