In this 15th issue you will learn how to work from the fence to prepare your horse for saddling and riding, a few basic concepts behind ranch roping, how to ride a leg yield and more about Dressage. Brimming with high-quality instruction this DVD is like having some of the most talented horsemen today hold a private clinic for you and your horses.
Table of Contents:
• Lessons with Ellen Eckstein Part 2 Katie and Granito
If you have ever wondered what an instructor is looking for and wanting out of a horse and rider this is a wonderful opportunity to be in the mind of instructor Ellen Eckstein as she narrates a lesson with one of her students. In this second part of our series we see another young horse at the start of his career. Granito is a 5 year old Andalusian/Thoroughbred cross who starts his session a bit scattered and tight. Watch as his rider, under the direction of Ellen helps him settle down and have a productive experience.
• The Leg Yield with Wendy Murdoch
In this segment you will watch the culmination of the past two issue’s with Wendy Murdoch and learn to ride a leg yield with your horse. So far you have learned to step the hindquarters and the frontquarters independently; now combining those to movements while keeping your horse straight and up-right will result in a useful and correct leg yield.
• An Introduction to Ranch Roping with Bob King
The idea of leaning to rope is sometimes easier to than the actual process, but if you start with the basics you’re more likely to be successful. Bob King introduces the basics of ranch roping; the parts of a loop, and a few basic swings and shots. Starting on the ground, Bob shows you how you can get comfortable with these basics before you step on your horse.
• Getting One Ready to Ride with Joe Wolter
Joe Wolter demonstrates how he would prepare a horse to be saddled and ridden. Working from the fence, and with the flag Joe shows ways to get a horse comfortable and ready to ride. Joe, who is still in the process of healing up from an injury, discusses what he’s learned from having to adjust how he operates to take his temporary physical challenges into account.
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I really enjoyed this issue, especially (and this surprised me) the roping! I’m not much of a roper, and I knew there was alot to it but this was really educational for the beginner like me… Also loved Wendy’s piece, it was a very good demonstration.