You’re not working on the horse, you’re working on yourself
— Ray Hunt

A look at learning: Past clinic discussions

  • Safety & Enjoyment, Non-negotiable.
  • Rider Responsibility: How improving equitation improves response.
  • Creating a willing, mentally-engaged partner
  • Understanding the relationship between preparation & lightness
  • Improving your horse's responsiveness to leg
  • Rider position within gaits and movements
  • Mechanics and preparation for canter/lope departures and lead changes
  • The complexities of building confidence in rider & horse
  • What is my seat and what is it supposed to be doing?
  • Arena maneuvers for real world application
  • Defining good hands