In this twelfth issue you will learn how to safely handle your horse’s feet, position for successful head shots, smoothly stop and back and an exercise to prepare for trailer loading. 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:
• Bridge Exercise with Bryan Neubert
If your horse is not prepared, loading a horse in a trailer can be a difficult, frustrating, and even dangerous chore. Bryan Neubert demonstrates with a young horse how to use a bridge to prepare any horse for loading in a trailer. Watch as she makes great progress in traversing this obstacle and developing a feel for being handled with greater accuracy on the halter rope. All great preparation for the rest of her life.
• Handling the Feet with Martin Black
Having good manners when handling a horse’s feet is a two-way street. Martin Black demonstrates how you can help your horse learn what is expected of him when you are picking his feet up, and also offers some ways that you can handle his feet in a way that is fitting to him. Whether you are a professional or a novice, a rider or a farrier, understanding what the horse needs and helping him to learn his job will make your interactions safer and more pleasant.
• Riding Great Stops with Wendy Murdoch
Wendy Murdoch guides a student rider in a lesson for developing good stops and smooth backing. She will start by analyzing how the rider usually rides the maneuvers then, with a few subtle changes, see how much easier things become for both the rider and her horse.
• Roping Exercises with Scott Grosskopf
Scott Grosskopf offers an introduction to the angles of a forward swing, so that you can have a successful shot on the head end of a cow, regardless of where you are positioned with your horse. These ideas can help you whether you’re practicing on a roping dummy or doctoring cattle outside; once you learn the angles your shot can be successful.