Shoulder-in Level 1
CHAPTER 1. BASICS of COMMUNICATION
Why is communication so important?
How do we prepare ourselves for our horses?
Where does the mental picture come from?
Why is mental attitude at the top of the basics of communication?
CHAPTER 2. EQUIPMENT
How the saddle places your legs in the proper position
Why is equipment so specific?
Special Content! The Bubble Story
Special Content! Chop Wood, Carry Water
CHAPTER 3: LONGEING
Why do we longe our horses?
Special Content! Time and Space
CHAPTER 4: WORK IN HAND
What is work in Hand?
Work in Hand Demonstration
Special Content! Boucher
CHAPTER 5: POSITION ON THE HORSE
What is our responsibility as a rider?
Rider Position Mental and Physical
What makes a great rider?
What is a fixed hand?
Length of the rein
Strengthen your Mental Picture
CHAPTER 6: ON THE BIT: KEY TO LIGHTNESS
What is Lightness/What is Not Lightness
Why is on the bit so important?
The key to lightness
Resistance of weight vs resistance of force
CHAPTER 7: THE WALK
Why is the Walk so important and so misunderstood
How do we influence the horse's walk
CHAPTER 8: THE HALT
The correct way to halt and turn
Stopping the horse's body with your mind
CHAPTER 9: THE TURN
Turning in Balance
CHAPTER 10 & 11: TROT AND CANTER
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