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"This is my best teaching yet!" -Stacy Westfall
Do you want to understand the whole steering process...so you could figure out what to work on next?
Do you feel confused at times about which aid to use when?
Do you wish you could simplify the aids you're giving your horse?
Does your horse seem frustrated...and you suspect your inconsistency could be to blame?
In this course, Stacy clearly explains the stages of training, the techniques in each stage, how she uses them and why.
If you are a rider who strives to understand training from the horses point of view, with actionable instructions on how to train your own horse, this course is for you.
About the Course
What is an 'Audio Ride Guide"?
Changing habits can be challenging. But gone are the days of trying to remember what the instructor said as you practice new techniques. With Stacy's Audio Ride Guides, you'll be coached through each technique while you practice riding the pattern she's taught you.
Great insight and an effective teaching style have made Stacy Westfall one of the most popular and sought-after clinicians in the horse industry.
Stacy Westfall is an AQHA and NRHA Freestyle Reining Champion who dazzled the horse world by winning top-level competitions while riding both bridleless and bareback. Her famous Quarter Horse Congress Freestyle Reining Championship ride, seen by millions on the Internet, led worldwide acclaim and appearances on the Ellen Degeneres Show.
In addition to her accomplishments within the reining arena, Stacy Westfall was the first woman to win the highly competitive Road to the Horse colt starting competition. In 2012 Stacy was also inducted into the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas. With her husband, Jesse, she presents clinics at venues worldwide to inspire and teach people how to build better relationships with their horses.
Preview1.0 Welcome! Let's take a look at the course. (5:19)
Start1.1 Tips to maximize your success with this course (4:44)
Start1.2 Understanding the stages of training (12:06)
Preview1.3 The Riders Mind: Making mistakes while learning (19:52)
Start1.4 Printable Patterns & description of Audio Ride Guides (9:48)
Preview1.5 Before you begin & safety tips (2:17)
Start1.6 WHAT EXERCISE...should I start with? (4:43)
Start2.1 Video: Why to use this technique: Active inside rein only (2:01)
Start2.2 Video: Common mistakes riders make (1:59)
Start2.3 Video: Demonstration of active inside rein only technique on all three patterns (7:49)
Start2.4 Video: Perfect Circle Pattern- High School Level Horse (7:20)
Start2.5 Video: Wandering Circle Pattern- High School Level Horse (6:30)
Start2.6 Video: Four Leaf Clover Pattern- Elementary Level Horse (6:15)
Preview2.7 Examples of horses making mistakes (8:32)
StartAudio Ride Guides: Active inside rein only: 15-20 minute audio files to listen to when riding
Frequently Asked Questions
During April 2020 I will have office hours on Fridays!
- April 3rd
- April 10th
- April 17th
- April 24th
This is dedicated time each week for me to answer your questions. I will also be adding some additional 'Bonus' lessons in April!
The super-cool-amazing part of this is...that ALL students benefit from this!
Anytime I do updates to the course ALL STUDENTS inside the course benefit.
Later in the year I will be doing some 'updates' on Presto's training progress inside the course. In many of the Modules, Presto is an example of an 'Elementary Level' horse. It will be fun for you to see him later as he progresses to 'High School' level...and beyond. Will you join us?
Ride with Faith,