Ruben Vandorp illustrating a rundown on a horse
In the rundown, a free-running, relaxed horse makes a pretty picture for judges to watch as the horse goes into a dirt-slinging stop.

Wide Open to Whoa: Perfecting the Rundown and Stop Maneuver

Ruben Vandorp builds horse and rider confidence in the rundown and stop maneuver through simple, consistent exercises. The rundown is one of two things to riders: a blast-off into a fantastic stop or the most nerve-wracking portion of a reining run that leads to an uncertain slide. It doesn’t have to be a big deal, […]