The Galyean Way

He is a multiple Word and Congress Champion and the first NSBA Million Dollar rider. Champion after champion horses and riders emerge from his program. So how does he do it – year after year?

Inside a six-foot-tall stockade fence, a style often associated with cutting pens, Western Pleasure prospects are learning to find their natural rhythm. Their rider’s cues are almost imperceptible as he lopes a chestnut colt 20 feet off the fence. His hands are nearly still. His long legs quietly hang well below the horse’s belly as the horse floats down the rail in a cadenced three-beat lope.

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