How to Ride a Horse in the Western Style : How to Transition a Horse from Lope to Halt Western Style

Hi, I’m Kelli on behalf of Expert Village, I’m going to show you some tips and techniques that I use when using transitions in the western style riding. When we are loping around and we want our horse to break down to a halt we can either squeeze stop, put Continue Reading

How to Trot Your Horse : How to Transition a Horse Into an Extended Jog

Hi, I’m Kelli on behalf of Expert Village, I’m going to show you some tips and techniques that I use when I’m trotting and jogging my horse. When you are riding, there is a couple of times that you might ask your horse to do an extended jog. For instance Continue Reading

How to Ride a Horse at the Canter & Lope : How to Lope a Horse

I’m Kelly on behalf of Expert Village. I am going to be showing you some tips and techniques that I use when cantering and loping my horse. So now we have her properly prepared. We have her hip in. We’re going to pick up, we’re going to kiss, and we Continue Reading

How to Ride a Horse at the Canter & Lope : How to Stop a Horse from a Lope

I’m Kelly on behalf of Expert Village and I’m going to show you some tips and techniques that I use when cantering and loping my horse. Once you have your horse loping, you’re going to want to use some techniques to stop and back your horse. So that we did Continue Reading

Horse Gaits : The 4 Horse Gaits

Today we’ll be talking about the different gaits of the horse. We’ll began with working with at a walk, trot and canter and move to just trying out a gallop. Once we have got a good understanding of the basic gaits we’ll also mover towards more advanced control of each Continue Reading

Horse Gaits : Riding a Horse in a Walk

To began with in order to get our horse to walk on. You will start by squeezing your calf’s if your house isn’t responsive to this light squeezing pressure you can also move to harder almost kick with your heals and if this doesn’t work you can actually give little Continue Reading

How to Ride a Horse in the Western Style : How to Transition a Horse from Walk to Jog Western Style

Hi, I’m Kelli on behalf of Expert Village I’m going to show you some tips and techniques that I use when using transitions in the western style riding. So now we have our horse comfortable and calmly walking around. We are sitting square on our horse, we have heels down, Continue Reading

Equestrian Challenge Courses : Trotting Over a Ground Pole

Next we’ll be warming up over trot poles. I’ll start off with trot poles that are fairly spread apart and next come to these trot poles right together. I want to be focusing on maintaining an even trot rhythm while keeping her as straight as possible over the ground poles. Continue Reading