In this Basic to Intermediate Level Program, watch Desi learn and progress through the 16 core Star Point Horsemanship groundwork exercises for the very first time on camera. Taught by 2016 AMHA World Champion and Clinician, Lana Grieve.
In this episode, I am going to walk you through the basic to advanced groundwork program. I will be demonstrating this by working with a 10 month old miniature horse named Desi, who is brand new to all of this. The main exercises that we will be working on are the stopping and leading exercises. ...
Now that she understands the stopping and leading exercises, we are going to start the hindquarter control training. As you watch, you will learn many tips that will help you to be successful when working on hindquarter control with your horse. Part 2 of 4.
The next step in the Groundwork Program is Circle Collecting. Before we start that training, I am going to give Desi a refresh session of the previous exercises she learned. In the beginning, you will notice that she is quite energetic and back to her normal baby self. Part 3 of 4.
The next step in the groundwork program is introducing Desi to the Forequarter control. Although this is basically the foundation of a pivot, she will not be doing a pivot today. She is, however, going to learn how to maneuver her shoulders by doing this. Part 4 of 4.
In this episode, I am going to be doing a trailer demonstration with Fancy, a 2-year-old miniature horse. You will learn how to trouble shoot while trailering your horse, how to properly prepare them for the ride, and how to get them to jump in the trailer willingly and confidently.
This is an intermediate-advanced maneuver. It's a move that most horses struggle with or they take a while to get through. It's commonly used at horse shows, and this particular sequence is something that you would see at the world and national shows.