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Once a Week for Ten Months

Once a Week for Ten Months

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Part 29 of Susan Deal’s "Forward Riding Series - Exercises for a Rider's First Year"

In the final installment of Susan Deal’s video series, we see the progress a student can make in about a year only riding once a week. The rider has established safe and effective communication with her mount while performing some basic flatwork and jumping small fences.

Running Time: 8 minutes and 18 seconds

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Susan Deal - Click here to view her bio and other topics
Emma Schmidt
Rook
Grovespring Farm owned by Susan Deal - Visit their website at: grovespringfarm.com

Equine activities can be hazardous and may subject participants to injury. Neither Equestrian Coach, LLC nor Susan Deal assume liability for your activities. This program provides general instructions and techniques that may not be suitable for everyone. No warranty is given regarding suitability of these instructions to the viewer.
 

 

 

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When to Graduate from Jodhpurs to Tall Boots

When to Graduate from Jodhpurs to Tall Boots

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In this free tidbit, Susan discusses the right time for young riders to go from a look we typically associate with ponies to the more sophisticated, older look of tall boots.

Running Time: 1 minute and 44 seconds

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Susan Deal - Click here to view her bio and other topics
Megan McCarthy
Posh
Grovespring Farm owned by Susan Deal - Visit their website at: grovespringfarm.com

Equine activities can be hazardous and may subject participants to injury. Neither Equestrian Coach, LLC nor Susan Deal assume liability for your activities. This program provides general instructions and techniques that may not be suitable for everyone. No warranty is given regarding suitability of these instructions to the viewer.
 

 

Riding on Soft Contact

Riding on Soft Contact

VIDEO DESCRIPTION

Part 28 of Susan Deal’s "Forward Riding Series - Exercises for a Rider's First Year"

Susan works with her young student on transitioning from riding on a loose rein to riding on soft contact. The student is generally ready for this when they can move their hands independently from the body. These are the beginning stages of contact when the rider has acquired the tact and feel to have more effective communication with the horse’s mouth.

Running Time: 4 minutes and 29 seconds

VIDEO CREDITS

Susan Deal - Click here to view her bio and other topics
Megan McCarthy
Posh

Grovespring Farm owned by Susan Deal - Visit their website at: grovespringfarm.com

Equine activities can be hazardous and may subject participants to injury. Neither Equestrian Coach, LLC nor Susan Deal assume liability for your activities. This program provides general instructions and techniques that may not be suitable for everyone. No warranty is given regarding suitability of these instructions to the viewer.
 

 

 

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Get instant access to hundreds of videos with your annual or monthly subscription. Take advantage of the insight and expertise provided by our Olympic, Championship and World-Class riders, trainers and professionals. We are available anywhere, anytime - watch on the go from most tablets and mobile devices. With new topics added every month to our already large video library, EquestrianCoach is the premier source for equestrians to take their riding and training to the next level. Click here for complete details on our subscription options.

Learning to Jump Part 6 - Jumping in the Field

Learning to Jump Part 6 - Jumping in the Field

VIDEO DESCRIPTION

Part 27 of Susan Deal’s "Forward Riding Series - Exercises for a Rider's First Year"

The students and their ponies move from the ring to the field to continue their jumping skills. Susan instructs them over a bending line of natural jumps, working to improve the riders’ position and release as they gain confidence over larger fences in an open setting.

Running Time: 2 minutes and 56 seconds

VIDEO CREDITS

Susan Deal - Click here to view her bio and other topics
Olivia Sisk

Riley Hogan
Diesel

Bramburry


Grovespring Farm owned by Susan Deal - Visit their website at: grovespringfarm.com

Equine activities can be hazardous and may subject participants to injury. Neither Equestrian Coach, LLC nor Susan Deal assume liability for your activities. This program provides general instructions and techniques that may not be suitable for everyone. No warranty is given regarding suitability of these instructions to the viewer.
 

 

 

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Join the World's Leading Online Video Training Site for Equestrians

Get instant access to hundreds of videos with your annual or monthly subscription. Take advantage of the insight and expertise provided by our Olympic, Championship and World-Class riders, trainers and professionals. We are available anywhere, anytime - watch on the go from most tablets and mobile devices. With new topics added every month to our already large video library, EquestrianCoach is the premier source for equestrians to take their riding and training to the next level. Click here for complete details on our subscription options.

Learning to Jump Part 5 - Jumping a Line

Learning to Jump Part 5 - Jumping a Line

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Part 26 of Susan Deal’s "Forward Riding Series - Exercises for a Rider's First Year"

Before the young or beginning student can move on to course work, Susan Deal introduces her to jumping a line. The rider starts by trotting into the line and cantering out working up to cantering both elements. As the focus for the rider is straightness, Susan uses flower boxes and shrubs as guides at each end of the arena.

RunningTime: 5 minutes and 9 seconds

VIDEO CREDITS

Susan Deal - Click here to view her bio and other topics
Riley Hogan
Taffy

Grovespring Farm owned by Susan Deal - Visit their website at: grovespringfarm.com

Equine activities can be hazardous and may subject participants to injury. Neither Equestrian Coach, LLC nor Susan Deal assume liability for your activities. This program provides general instructions and techniques that may not be suitable for everyone. No warranty is given regarding suitability of these instructions to the viewer.
 

 

 

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Get instant access to hundreds of videos with your annual or monthly subscription. Take advantage of the insight and expertise provided by our Olympic, Championship and World-Class riders, trainers and professionals. We are available anywhere, anytime - watch on the go from most tablets and mobile devices. With new topics added every month to our already large video library, EquestrianCoach is the premier source for equestrians to take their riding and training to the next level. Click here for complete details on our subscription options.

Learning to Jump Part 4 - Jumping in the Field

Learning to Jump Part 4 - Jumping in the Field

VIDEO DESCRIPTION

Part 25 of Susan Deal’s "Forward Riding Series - Exercises for a Rider's First Year"

This time Susan Deal introduces her young student and pony to jumps out in the field. The rider has progressed from jumping in an arena and is now ready to meet the challenges of natural jumps like logs and coops in an open field. Susan starts her rider and pony with trot jumps and moves on to cantering the obstacles, taking advantage of an upward slope in the terrain to slow the pony if needed.

VIDEO CREDITS

Susan Deal - Click here to view her bio and other topics
Olivia Sisk

Riley Hogan
Diesel


Grovespring Farm owned by Susan Deal - Visit their website at: grovespringfarm.com

Equine activities can be hazardous and may subject participants to injury. Neither Equestrian Coach, LLC nor Susan Deal assume liability for your activities. This program provides general instructions and techniques that may not be suitable for everyone. No warranty is given regarding suitability of these instructions to the viewer.
 

 

 

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Join the World's Leading Online Video Training Site for Equestrians

Get instant access to hundreds of videos with your annual or monthly subscription. Take advantage of the insight and expertise provided by our Olympic, Championship and World-Class riders, trainers and professionals. We are available anywhere, anytime - watch on the go from most tablets and mobile devices. With new topics added every month to our already large video library, EquestrianCoach is the premier source for equestrians to take their riding and training to the next level. Click here for complete details on our subscription options.

Learning to Jump in the Ring 3

Learning to Jump in the Ring 3

VIDEO DESCRIPTION

Part 24 of Susan Deal’s "Forward Riding Series - Exercises for a Rider's First Year"

VIDEO CREDITS

Susan Deal - Click here to view her bio and other topics
Olivia Sisk

Riley Hogan
Diesel

Bramburry


Grovespring Farm owned by Susan Deal - Visit their website at: grovespringfarm.com

Equine activities can be hazardous and may subject participants to injury. Neither Equestrian Coach, LLC nor Susan Deal assume liability for your activities. This program provides general instructions and techniques that may not be suitable for everyone. No warranty is given regarding suitability of these instructions to the viewer.
 

 

 

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Join the World's Leading Online Video Training Site for Equestrians

Get instant access to hundreds of videos with your annual or monthly subscription. Take advantage of the insight and expertise provided by our Olympic, Championship and World-Class riders, trainers and professionals. We are available anywhere, anytime - watch on the go from most tablets and mobile devices. With new topics added every month to our already large video library, EquestrianCoach is the premier source for equestrians to take their riding and training to the next level. Click here for complete details on our subscription options.

Learning to Jump in the Ring 2

Learning to Jump in the Ring 2

VIDEO DESCRIPTION

Part 23 of Susan Deal’s "Forward Riding Series - Exercises for a Rider's First Year"

VIDEO CREDITS

Susan Deal - Click here to view her bio and other topics
Leah Sisk

Izzy

Grovespring Farm owned by Susan Deal - Visit their website at: grovespringfarm.com

Equine activities can be hazardous and may subject participants to injury. Neither Equestrian Coach, LLC nor Susan Deal assume liability for your activities. This program provides general instructions and techniques that may not be suitable for everyone. No warranty is given regarding suitability of these instructions to the viewer.
 

 

 

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Join the World's Leading Online Video Training Site for Equestrians

Get instant access to hundreds of videos with your annual or monthly subscription. Take advantage of the insight and expertise provided by our Olympic, Championship and World-Class riders, trainers and professionals. We are available anywhere, anytime - watch on the go from most tablets and mobile devices. With new topics added every month to our already large video library, EquestrianCoach is the premier source for equestrians to take their riding and training to the next level. Click here for complete details on our subscription options.

Communication with the Horse - Progression from the Elementary to Intermediate Level

Communication with the Horse - Progression from the Elementary to Intermediate Level

VIDEO DESCRIPTION

Part 22 of Susan Deal’s "Forward Riding Series - Exercises for a Rider's First Year"

VIDEO CREDITS

Susan Deal - Click here to view her bio and other topics
Leah Sisk
Izzy
Grovespring Farm owned by Susan Deal - Visit their website at: grovespringfarm.com

Equine activities can be hazardous and may subject participants to injury. Neither Equestrian Coach, LLC nor Susan Deal assume liability for your activities. This program provides general instructions and techniques that may not be suitable for everyone. No warranty is given regarding suitability of these instructions to the viewer.
 

 

 

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Join the World's Leading Online Video Training Site for Equestrians

Get instant access to hundreds of videos with your annual or monthly subscription. Take advantage of the insight and expertise provided by our Olympic, Championship and World-Class riders, trainers and professionals. We are available anywhere, anytime - watch on the go from most tablets and mobile devices. With new topics added every month to our already large video library, EquestrianCoach is the premier source for equestrians to take their riding and training to the next level. Click here for complete details on our subscription options.

Steering the Horse with a Driving Rein

Steering the Horse with a Driving Rein

VIDEO DESCRIPTION

Part 21 of Susan Deal’s "Forward Riding Series - Exercises for a Rider's First Year"

In this topic the young student has progressed to the point that she is beginning to ride on contact. It is important that the rider has tactful arms and hands when riding with contact as not to abuse the horse’s mouth. Susan finds that teaching her students to steer with a driving rein really encourages them to follow the balancing gestures of the horse’s head and neck with sensitivity.

Running Time: 8 minutes and 9 seconds

VIDEO CREDITS

Susan Deal - Click here to view her bio and other topics
Riley Hogan
Taffy
Grovespring Farm owned by Susan Deal - Visit their website at: grovespringfarm.com

Equine activities can be hazardous and may subject participants to injury. Neither Equestrian Coach, LLC nor Susan Deal assume liability for your activities. This program provides general instructions and techniques that may not be suitable for everyone. No warranty is given regarding suitability of these instructions to the viewer.
 

 

 

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Join the World's Leading Online Video Training Site for Equestrians

Get instant access to hundreds of videos with your annual or monthly subscription. Take advantage of the insight and expertise provided by our Olympic, Championship and World-Class riders, trainers and professionals. We are available anywhere, anytime - watch on the go from most tablets and mobile devices. With new topics added every month to our already large video library, EquestrianCoach is the premier source for equestrians to take their riding and training to the next level. Click here for complete details on our subscription options.