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Colt-Starting Series: Groundwork in a Sidepull

Miles Baker starts the Relentless Remuda colts in a sidepull rather than a snaffle. Here are the fundamentals of using a sidepull and how it should be adjusted.

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Colt-Starting Series: Teaching a Colt Forward Motion

How much forward motion should you put into a colt without discouraging a stop?

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Colt-Starting Series: Softness in a Sidepull

What should you expect in the early rides on a colt? Miles Baker explains how he rides in a sidepull and introduces fundamentals in the first few rides.

Rope Horse Breeder's Guide

2022 Breeder’s Guide Stud: Show Me The Buckles

Show Me The Buckles, the cover-stallion of The Breeder's Guide who is enrolled in the Royal Crown, Ruby Buckle and Riata Buckle incentives, owned by Trevor Brazile and Miles Baker, is featured in The Team Roping Journal's 2022 Breeder's Guide, highlighting industry-best rope horse breeding programs, studs and incentives.

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Colt-Starting Series: Moving a Horse’s Hips with a Halter

You can teach a colt to move his hips without ever being in the saddle. Miles Baker shows how he uses a halter and lead rope to move a young horse's feet.

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Colt-Starting Series: Flexing in a Halter on the Ground

Miles Baker introduces flexing in a colts first few rides not with a snaffle but with a halter on the ground. Here he demonstrates how.

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Colt-Starting Series: Teaching the Step Across

How do you teach a colt to move his feet in a way to set him up for success later in life? Miles Baker explains how he introduces a step across in a colt.

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Colt-Starting Series: Introducing a Stop

How and when do you ask for a stop in a 2-year-old? Miles Baker explains his long-term progression in the stop.

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Colt-Starting Series: When to Start Loping

Is there a set level of expectations each colt should have in early rides? And when should you ask for a lope? Miles Baker explains.

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Colt-Starting Series: Bending vs. Straight Lines

Do young horses spend too much time bending around in an arena and not enough time outside? Miles Baker breaks it down.

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