In this 14th issue you will learn how to preserve your good horsemanship while roping, some dressage basics, how to prepare a horse to be caught and the first step in preparing for a leg yield. 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 1 Katie and Chase
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 fist part of a new series you will see a young Dressage horse at the start of his career. Ellen comments on what she sees in the horse’s movement, where she sees need for improvement and discusses how this foundation is necessary for the movements and skills to come.
• Some Horsemanship Tips for Ropers with Martin Black
Its not uncommon to unintentionally let your horsemanship take a back seat to your roping if you’re doing a job or just having fun. Martin Black offers some tips that will improve both, including ideas on rein and rope position, how to position your horse effectively, and ways to use your legs to help guide your horse and not rely on your reins.
• Preparing a Horse to Be Caught with Bryan Neubert
Bryan Neubert works with two two-year olds who have not learned to be caught. He first shows how you can team up with another person to help one horse learn to get separated from another, and help the horse make a choice to be caught. He then shows in more depth how he would like a horse to get shaped and prepare both mentally and physically to let you catch him.
• The First Step of Moving the Forehand with Wendy Murdoch
In continuing to prepare a horse for a leg yield Wendy Murdoch works with a student rider to prepare his horse to move the forehand one step, the first step usually being the most challenging. Wendy offers some advice on how to keep your horse and yourself shaped properly to be successful in this exercise.