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I need help! My horse is taking his head down i the canter and some times he steps on his head. How can i make him lift his head?

I need help! My horse is taking his head down i the canter and some times he steps on his head. How can i make him lift his head?
What I do is take my reins and tug release, tug release, repeat, and also kinda kick him at the same time.
Every time you feel their head drop try give a half halt. If they don’t listen the first time, give them a harsher half halt. This will help pick the head up but you want to add leg while doing it so they move forward. Hope this helps 😊