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George Morris Schooling Series: McKayla Langmeier Schools a Jumper
Coach: George Morris

The George Morris Schooling Series Featuring Tori Colvin, McKayla Langmeier & Emma Kurtz

This is the third part in George Morris’ schooling series. This time he acts as mentor to the 2015 ASPCA Maclay Finals Champion, McKayla Langmeier, as she schools her talented jumper mount. We get to see how a top junior prepares for the show ring with sophisticated exercises on the flat and over fences.

Running Time: 19 minutes and 23 seconds

View Part One of this series: George Morris Schooling Series: Tori Colvin Schools a Jumper

View Part Two of this series: George Morris Schooling Series: Tori Colvin Schools a Hunter

View Part Four of this series: George Morris Schooling Series: An Equitation School with Emma Kurtz

George Morris Schooling Series: Tori Colvin Schools a Hunter
Coach: George Morris

The George Morris Schooling Series Featuring Tori Colvin, McKayla Langmeier & Emma Kurtz

In part two of this series, George is ringside once again with Tori Colvin as she schools the beautiful 7 year old hunter, Style, who is currently showing in the  First Year Green Division. George reflects on the changes he has  witnessed through the years in the hunter ring, but ultimately, how the classical standards of the past are still being upheld by a new generation. With young genius hunter rider Tori in the tack, we get a  visual stamp of what assets are most prized in a hunter, namely the horse’s beauty, movement, jumping prowess and rhythmical cadence.

Running Time: 13 minutes and 24 seconds

View Part One of this series: George Morris Schooling Series: Tori Colvin Schools a Jumper

View Part Three of this series: George Morris Schooling Series: McKayla Langmeier Schools a Jumper

View Part Four of this series: George Morris Schooling Series: An Equitation School with Emma Kurtz

Get to know Tori Colvin in an in-depth interview: In the Spotlight Interview with Tori Colvin

 

George Morris Schooling Series: Tori Colvin Schools a Jumper
Coach: George Morris

The George Morris Schooling Series Featuring Tori Colvin, McKayla Langmeier & Emma Kurtz

In part one of this series, get an in-depth look at a typical day in the teaching life of George Morris as he helps rising equestrian stars hone their craft on super talented horses. In this episode, he is ringside while Tori Colvin expertly pilots the lovely chestnut jumper, Felina, through a meaningful schooling session. George holds court during this efficient, yet thorough lesson that incorporates fundamental flatwork & classical position with competitive jumper strategies.

Running time: 37 minutes and 37 seconds

 

View Part Two of this series: George Morris Schooling Series: Tori Colvin Schools a Hunter

View Part Three of this series: George Morris Schooling Series: McKayla Langmeier Schools a Jumper

View Part Four of this series: George Morris Schooling Series: An Equitation School with Emma Kurtz

Get to know Tori Colvin in an in-depth interview: In the Spotlight Interview with Tori Colvin

George Morris’ Key Steps to the Show Ring Part One
Coach: George Morris

At the very top of the sport it takes a certain work ethic, where only perfect practice makes perfect. In this three part video series, George Morris takes his protege, Andrew Ramsay, and 7 year old “Jadalco” through the rigors of a flatwork program that incorporates cavaletti, gymnastic exercises and culminates in the show ring performance, where diligent homework speaks for itself.

Click here to view part two: George Morris’ Key Steps to the Show Ring Part Two

Running Time: 48 minutes and 28 seconds

George Morris’ Key Steps to the Show Ring Part Three
Coach: George Morris

In part three of George’s three part video series, we see the quality round that is the outcome of horse & rider’s assiduous practice at home with flatwork, cavaletti, and gymnastics. George Morris narrates during their lovely trip in a 7 Year Old Classic in Wellington. Andrew Ramsay is in the irons, deftly piloting his Grand Prix jumper prospect, “Jadalco,” over this impressive course.

Click here to view part one: George Morris’ Key Steps to the Show Ring Part One

Click here to view part two: George Morris’ Key Steps to the Show Ring Part Two

Running Time: 2 minutes and 58 seconds

George Morris’ Key Steps to the Show Ring Part Two
Coach: George Morris

In part two of George’s three part video series, he bridges the gap between the basic dressage flatwork of part one and the course work to follow at the horse show in part three, the outcome of which reflects their preparatory work. This topic focuses on just one of many classic gymnastic exercises that can be utilized at home as part of a program designed for show ring success. Andrew Ramsay is in the irons with his Grand Prix jumper prospect, “Jadalco,” illustrating the progress through the steps to the show ring.

Click here to view part one: George Morris’ Key Steps to the Show Ring Part One

Running Time: 26 minutes and 7 seconds

Getting a Horse to Learn How to Back Up and Jump Rounder
Coach: Team Karazissis

In this session Jenny and Kost Karazissis show us one of the methods they use to make a horse jump its best. Jenny demonstrates on both a hunter and a jumper. Both horses show how the exercise makes them express themselves more vertically and improves their technique and arc.

Running Time:  13 minutes and 10 seconds

Getting And Keeping The Dull Horse In Front Of Your Leg
Coach: Bernie Traurig

Is your horse dull to your leg? Are you constantly nagging your horse with your spur? Are there worn patches on your horse’s side from heels that are constantly asking for forward momentum? Bernie has the solution.

Running Time: 15 minutes and 8 seconds

Getting Over Fear
Coach: Tonya Johnston

Mental Skills Coach, Tonya Johnston, shares some strategies you can use to get past an event or situation that is, perhaps inhibiting your performance and/or enjoyment of the sport. Tonya is joined by amateur rider, Lauren Craft, who sustained a serious injury during a jumping accident. Together they discuss how to overcome fear.

Running Time: 14 minutes and 35 seconds

Getting Secure in Your Seat And Legs
Coach: Val Renihan

Val Renihan introduces exercises she uses to develop the strength and security in the seat and legs of her riders.

Running Time: 10 minutes and 5 seconds