In this ninth issue you will learn how to keep your horse with you or centered in any situation, how to work cattle out in the field, and an exercise to prepare and keep you safe while roping live animals. Chock-full of information for all students of horsemanship, it is your chance to sit on the fence and watch some of the most talented horsemen today work at their own pace.
Table of Contents:
Keeping Your Horse Centered with Buck Brannaman (7:40)
Buck introduces the concept of centering your horse; a way to keep him mentally and physically with you no matter what age or experience level of the horse and no matter what kind of maneuver you are asking him to do.
Rider Overview and Adjustments with Wendy Murdoch
Wendy gives an efficient evaluation and makes adjustments with a new rider; recapping the concepts from all her previous segments and showing how just a few minor tweaks can make a rider more comfortable, secure and effective.
Complementary Groundwork with Bruce Sandifer (17:32)
Bruce shows a quiet way to get a horse ready to ride, then shows how what he did on the ground relates to how he rides in the saddle. For Bruce, with everything he does with a horse, he is always thinking about where that horse will someday be in his education.
Working Cattle in the Field with Joe Wolter (15:48)
Joe visits about how he would work a group of cattle out in a field. Riding a young horse he demonstrates how to get a horse interested in cattle, and then keep his horse’s interest focused. He builds on that to have a positive working experience for a young horse.
Practicing Your Rope Handling Skills with Scott Grosskopf
Scott and his son Sterling demonstrate some exercises to practice your rope handling in a controlled environment. By simulating challenging situations without cattle you can work your way through them safely and be more prepared for a real emergency. Scott and Sterling show coiling, tracking, dallying and handling your slack.
Running Time 2:00
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