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Published on May 1, 2009
From Ground to Saddle - "A Beginner's Guide to Horse Handling" includes 3 DVD's of over 4 hours of video lessons, complimented by a 70-page workbook to enhance your learning. Whether you are thinking about taking lessons, have a few lessons under your belt or are looking for new ideas, you are sure to find useful information from this new educational product. Modeled for you is a beginner student working with instructors and a safe horse in a controlled environment. Maximizing safety and learning are demonstrated for you throughout. This pack is designed in a step-by-step fashion. The lessons are sequential and easy to follow. The workbook supports the video lessons and provides additional helpful information pertaining to the lessons. This is a must have for the new horse enthusiast.
Topics include the following:
• Getting Started (Principles of Safe Horse Handling) • Leading the Horse • Catching the Horse • Giving to the Bit • Sharpening Your Ground Skills • Learning to Tie Your Horse • Moving Around Your Horse • Grooming, Picking Up Feet and Protective Boots • Putting on Tack • Mounting and Dismounting • Holding the Reins, Go, Stop and Back-Up • Directional Control • Are You Ready to Add Speed?