Leaning On The Bit – Quick Tip

Leaning On The Bit – Quick Tip

Leaning On The Bit – Quick Tip Episode summary 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...
Cane Stick – Quick Tip

Cane Stick – Quick Tip

Cane Stick – Quick Tip Episode summary 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...
Warming Up Your Horse

Warming Up Your Horse

Warming Up Your Horse Episode summary 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...
Schooling A Young Horse

Schooling A Young Horse

Schooling A Young Horse Episode summary 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...
Finding A Distance

Finding A Distance

Finding A Distance Episode summary 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...
Cloverleaf Exercise

Cloverleaf Exercise

Cloverleaf Exercise Episode summary 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...