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"The properly chewing mouth is closed and shows a little edge of foam at the front of the mouth. The chewing movement in the sense of equestrian theory incorporates more of a rhythmical suck-swallow movement, rather than a true chewing."
"You cannot actively 'make' throughness, balance and suppleness by triggering a couple of reflexes until the horse chews. It isn't done that way."
"It doesn't make sense to get the horse to chew artificially through reflex."
"Do not just throw the reins away when you come down to the free walk. He cannot learn to chew them out of your hands if you have already dropped them."
"He does not jerk them; he just chews them down and down and down and down in rhythm with his walk."