Using a young, confident, newly started, herd bound horse who
hasn't been ridden in over a month, Jonathan covers core safety skills
ALL riders and their horses can benefit from. Whether you have been
around horses all your life or you are brand new to horses, you'll learn
fundamental skills that will ensure you greater success in your
*Learn fundamental skills that will help you progress safely, whatever your horsemanship goals.
*Learn how to determine whether or not your horse is safe to ride and ready to learn.
*Understand the benefits of starting in a natural rope hackamore.
*Learn the three core rein positions: neutral lateral, indirect, and direct.
*Learn the one rein and the two rein back-up.
*Understand how your horse can be "running away" with you at the standstill.
*Learn safe saddling and mounting procedures.
*Jonathan answers the critical question "When and why should I get off?