Tagged with Two Point

Two Point Lesson Plan

These notes are from the Advanced Workshop I attended at Heartland Therapeutic Riding last summer. This another one is from Sandy Webster of Gaits of Change, our workshop instructor. I think this was one we discussed in the classroom because I don’t have all the parts of the lesson. Two Point: Lesson Plan for a Group with … Continue reading

Perfecting Two Point / Half Seat

Two Point, or Half Seat, is a basic skill to teach riders because it develops balance, lower extremity strength, and endurance. I recently found the following article a good resource for teaching 2 point – it has all the whys, hows, and whats! Click the link below to read. “Perfecting the Two-Point” By AQHA Professional Horseman … Continue reading

Tips & Quips: for Basic Riding Skills

Last year I took some lessons at Cross Winds Farms, a hunter/jumper barn, and learned some great tips & quips from some of their teachers that I want to share. Keep them in your back pocket for when you need them! One teacher would quiz me on the first few basics while walking around the … Continue reading