Downunder Horsemanship Establishing Respect and Control for English and Western Riders

ISBN-10: 1570762848

ISBN-13: 9781570762840

Edition: 2004

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Clinton Anderson's training techniques can achieve amazing results with almost any horse. Now you can learn the program that teaches "everyday people" how to better communicate with their mounts.
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
Publication date: 10/1/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 206
Size: 9.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Ami Hendrickson is an author and screenwriter who specialises in teaching workshops on writing and communication skills. She lives in Coloma, Michigan.

Meet Clinton Anderson
Preface-A Note from Clinton
Understanding Horse Psychology
Predators vs. Prey
Two Parts to Every Brain
Left and Right Stand Alone
Balanced Training
What Horses Want
Make the Right Thing Easy and the Wrong Thing Difficult
The Value of Respect
Defining Respect
Respect is a Choice
Friendship is Built on Respect
Gaining Respect
Follow the Leader
A Reaction Waiting to Happen
Professional People Trainers
No Shades of Gray
Be Black or White
Body Language
Assert Yourself
Resistance is Normal-Expanding the Bull's Eye
Don't Quit Before the Try
Safety First
Responsibility Breeds Respect
Who's Who
Introducing Our Riders
...and Their Horses
Life "B.C." (Before Clinton)
Cecelia's Story
Paula's Past
How We Got Involved
Groundwork Tools
An Introduction to Groundwork
Ground Control Equals Confidence
Constant Maintenance
The Importance of Groundwork
Sensitizing and Desensitizing
I Got Rhythm...
Keeping the System Balanced
Quality Over Quantity
Consistency is Key
A Byproduct of You
Essential Groundwork Exercises
The Hula Hoop
Desensitizing Exercises
Desensitizing to the Rope
Desensitizing to the Handy Stick and String
String Toss
Slapping the Ground
Disengage the Hindquarters
Yield the Hindquarters
Disengage and Turn to Face You
Tap the Air
Wiggle, Wave, Walk, and Whack
Disengage and Back
Yielding the Forequarters
Lungeing for Respect-Stage One
Flexing to the Halter
Circle Driving
Establish a Consistent Circle
Change Directions
Lungeing for Respect-Stage Two
Leading Beside
Follow the Fence
Inside Turns
Outside Turns
Riding Tools
Before You Ride
From the Ground Up
Impulsion Cues and Considerations
Squeeze, Cluck, Spank
What if you still don't go?
How long should you ride?
Essential Exercises Under Saddle
Flexing to the Bridle
Flexing from the Ground
Flexing Under Saddle
One-Rein Stop
Follow the Fence
Yielding the Hindquarters
Disengage the Hindquarters Under Saddle
Yield the Hindquarters Along the Fence
Three Impulsion Exercises
Circle at Post
Four Leaf Clover
Introduction to Sidepassing
Vertical Flexion: Poll Control
The Journey Continues
Where do you go from here?
A Final Word from Our Riders
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