Friday, April 28 Coliseum 10am-11am
Reading Your Horse Body
Language & 3 Reasons for Groundwork
In this demo Stacy will explain
and demonstrate the three big reasons you should do groundwork as she works
with a horse she just met. She will explain the body cues the horse is giving
and how she is making decisions based on them.
Your horse is always talking to
you with his body language. Your ability to read his body language and make
decisions based on what you see directly impacts how well you understand each
other. Come test your skills by reading this horses body language.
Friday, April 28
Exercises for Collection and
What if you had one pattern, the
size of a round-pen, that you could use throughout your horses entire career?
Stacy shares her favorite training pattern that she uses in the first 30 days
AND in her bridleless riding DVD. She will explain why it works so well and
three different ways to use it.
, April 29 Coliseum 10am-11am
to Improve Steering & Neck Reining
understand the difference between direct reining and neck reining? Are you
accidentally damaging your neck rein cues while riding with two hands? Would
you like exercises you can take home and use with your horse? This demonstration
will explain this and more while using horses and riders Stacy just met who
also desire to improve their horses steering. Watch as they are coached on the
same exercises you can take home and do with your horse.
Saturday, April 29
Teaching the Stop from Beginning to Bridleless
wish you could stop your horse without pulling on the reins? Would you feel
safer if your horse stopped easier? Do you wonder how people can stop without a
bridle? In this demo Stacy will show you exercises you can use at home to
improve your horses stop. You will leave with a full understanding of how to
improve the stop and you will see horses and riders that Stacy just met
learning the exercises for the first time.
Sunday, April 30 Coliseum
Riding Cues Explained: How More Leg and Less Hand Can Improve
does bridleless riding fascinate us? Because it demonstrates a high level of
trust and understanding between the horse and rider. What are the cues? Should
everyone ride bridleless? This demonstration will explain a solid cue system
that will allow you to understand how it is possible to have clear
understanding with and without the bridle.
Sunday, April 30 Coliseum 1:00pm-2pm
Exercises to Improve Your Timing and
Release…while having fun
demo will make you laugh…and make you think.
What does teaching a
horse to bow have in common with teaching a horse to stand still for mounting?
How does teaching a horse to lie down relate to teaching your horse to side
passing to the mounting block for you? The results for all of these depend on
where you release the pressure. This demo will explain the theory behind horse
training AND will give you exercises you can do at home with your horse to
improve your communication as well as teach the bow, and teach your horse
to pick you up from a mounting block.