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Parent Questions – Episode One: Common Questions

Parent Questions – Episode One: Common Questions

Episode summary Parents that are new to horse showing have a lot of great questions - and they shouldn't be embarrassed to ask. In this first episode of a new series, Traci Brooks and Pier Klemm discuss many of the common questions that parents ask about horse...

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Quick Tip – Leaning On The Bit

Quick Tip – Leaning On The Bit

In this Quick Tip episode, Traci and Carleton Brooks discuss how they modified training equipment for their young horse who tends to lean on the bit with his tongue. In this case they have removed the Cavesson so that the horse can move his tongue more freely. Without adding any leverage to the bridle you can ask your horse to move forward or backwards.

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Quick Tip – Cane Stick

Quick Tip – Cane Stick

In this Quick Tip episode, Carleton Brooks gives a quick tip about using a cane stick to help train your horse. It does not hurt or sting your horse and as such they don’t get offended to the cane stick. The cane stick can help you teach your horse using a rhythm and a “thud”, simply hitting your (the rider’s own leg).

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Warming Up Your Horse

Warming Up Your Horse

In this episode, Traci and Carleton Brooks demonstrate the proper way to warm up your horse before a lesson. Listen as they explain how they get up of the saddle and let their horse jog and stretch. They do some figure eights so that they’re working in both directions. Before working your horse, you always want to make sure your horse is nice and loose, comfortable and feel for any issues that the horse might be having that day.

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Schooling A Young Horse

Schooling A Young Horse

In this episode, Traci and Carleton Brooks show you how to school a frisky young horse at home. Carleton wears a GoPro as he explains body language and communicating with your horse – to help riders feel and visualize what’s going on.

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Finding A Distance

Finding A Distance

In this episode, Traci Brooks works with Kaitlyn Van Konynenburg to answer a common question, “Finding A Distance With My Show Jumping Horse”. Traci illustrates a target box where you want to aim your horse’s front feet prior to the jump. This box can be placed closer or further from the jump based on the height of the jump. You don’t start thinking about the box until you and your horse are about five to six strides away.

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Cloverleaf Exercise

Cloverleaf Exercise

In this episode, Traci and Carleton Brooks demonstrate the Cloverleaf exercise for training show jumping horses. This is an excellent exercise for horse and rider to teach balance as well as jump-and-turn. It involves a lot of steering and organizing your horse. This can be modified for various degrees of difficulty.

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New Episodes Of Balmoral TV

New Episodes Of Balmoral TV

Traci and Carleton Brooks give a quick overview of some of the episodes planned for Balmoral TV in 2020 including The Cloverleaf exercise, some tips on warming up your horse, Carleton riding with a GoPro and giving some tips as he trains a feisty young horse, lunging over a jump with a rider, and hints & tips on finding a distance.

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Finding A Distance  – Balmoral TV

In this episode, learn tips and techniques to help you comfortably see the correct distance to a jump.

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