Balmoral offers a full service and comprehensive equestrian program. From National Horse of the Year title or just learning how to ride, the Balmoral team will help you achieve and exceed your goals.
Balmoral offers convenient locations in Malibu and West Los Angeles.
Traci & Carleton Brooks and the Balmoral team truly enjoy sharing their combined knowledge and experience with their riders. Enjoy the ride!
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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.
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