Fundamentals, Maneuvers and Concepts

Basic Fundamentals

Give the head properly
Yield to my legs – side pass, two track, hips in, shoulder in, shoulder out
Give head vertically and laterally
Know leads with quiet departures bridled up
Jog bridled up
Walk quietly
Back well

Basic Maneuvers

Suppleness
Backup
Turn Around
Circles
Loping off
Stops
Rollback
Side pass
Two track
Lead Change

Concepts

Dwell Time and rewards
Foundation, Safety and Control
Softness and energy
Improvements
Balance on the horse (body components for balance)
Independent seat - 3 seat positions
Body energy
Hand placement
Reins and level hands
Holding reins
Guide your horse
Fix the brace
Handy horse
Direct rein or leading rein
In-direct rein or neck rein
Combo rein
Brace rein
Leg placement
Legs and seat
3 leg positions

Goldie

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