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N.Z. Intermediate & Advanced
February 21, 2017 - February 22, 2017
This course is for those that have already had prior tuition and or experience and are looking to advance past the introduction horsemanship stages.
The ground skills segment of the course aims to consolidate the skills from the introduction course.
The ridden section aims to advance riders onwards from the introduction course and help riders learn practical skills that they can now apply to everyday situations. This segment of the course aims to help riders learn how to improve your horse’s impulsion from the horse that won’t go to the horse that has too much go..
Depending on the level of course participants this course would have an element of ground skills in the morning and riding in the afternoon.
The advanced course would suit those that are wishing to advance and are serious about the development of their horsemanship skills and are capable of competently riding at all gaits. Those wishing to participate on this course should have had previous experience or tuition.
The ground segment of the course aims to give a better understanding of weight distribution and balance, the timing with the horses feet and improving the walk. The ridden exercises aim to give a better understanding of the aids and how this helps with your transitions as well as your position and posture. Depending on the course length, information to help with the beginnings of more lateral work and engagement would also be covered.
The advanced course incorporates a larger ridden component and a smaller ground component depending on the length of the course.
To apply for a course, please download an application form by clicking on the button below. Further details on course pricing can be found on page 3 of the form.