when the horse raises its head as an evasion. Caused by poor riding, lack of schooling/maturity, badly fitting tack, sore mouth, back pain/discomfort or dental problems
Where the horse evades the riders aids by raising the head above the level of the rider's hands. This reduces the amount of control the rider has over the horse.
When a horse raises his mouth above the rider's hands to avoid pressure on the bit.
Describes a horse which raises and stretches his head forward with his mouth higher than the rider's hand.
when the horse carries its head high, so that the level of the horse's mouth is above the level of the rider's hand
The position of a horse that is holding his head above the rider's hands, done to evade the effects of the bit. See also “on the bit”, “behind the bit”. Click here for more from other website