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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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Traci Brooks of Balmoral Farm gives you an in-depth look at their winter home away from home at the Desert International Horse Park. Not only does Traci take you behind the scenes but she shares many tips and techniques that have made them one of the most successful hunter/jumper training barns in the nation.
Master the Pony Conformation Model with Traci and Carleton Brooks. Learn everything you need to know to master your next pony model. From first impressions to helping your pony look his best, this episode will give you the tools to take your conformation model game to the next level…
Episode summary Part 4 of the clinic, "Mastering The Under Saddle" with Traci and Carleton Brooks from Balmoral. This segment includes tips for showing your horse at the canter. Resources & Questions/Comments Was this video helpful? Would you like more...
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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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