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What is the easiest way to teach a pony to bow without ropes?

What is the easiest way to teach a pony to bow without ropes?
Hi Suzanne, I taught my horse by using his love for treats! I would hold a carrot between his forelegs, and every time I held it a little lower until he understood. After that I combined it with touching/pushing his belly with my hand, until he understood the aid completely without the carrot 😊 watch out your horse won't bend in the knees, this is bad for their joints and tendons.
Putting a treat between its legs and having it slowly bring its head down