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post #5 of (permalink) Old 05-23-2014, 12:02 PM
Steve Strom
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Originally Posted by blackshep View Post
She starts out forging, right out of the gate.

I hold it in my left hand up by my left shoulder, when I reward I say 'yes!' and drop it. I try to do that when she's not forging ahead, but back by my leg.
Try making sure its really on the outside of your shoulder in your right hand, not towards the front or your chest. Its very subtle, but that little bit can start bringing them around. One step, sit! Drop the ball. Try and keep everything on a line with your body. Does that make sense?
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