Ever watch someone riding with no bridle or saddle and wish you could do that with your own horse? The sheer magic of the horse-human relationship is never more clear than when both parties are in complete harmony doing whatever maneuvers they are performing.
This joining of minds is reminiscent of the movie “Avatar,” where the hair of rider and the dragon-beast are braided together so that their minds meld and yet, it is the rider who dictates where they go. Since we can’t braid our hair into the manes of our horses and end up with this fabulous and magical
Hannah Hughes, Fort Scott cowgirl, credits her horse team of Ziggy, Rocket and Effie for much of her rodeo success.
“Nod. Swing. Throw.”
Watch stops, rodeo announcer excitedly broadcasts: “1.9-seconds moves Hannah Hughes into the lead in breakaway roping.”
Three steps required to be one of the very best cowgirl ropers in the country seems simple to a reader.
Spectators in the rodeo bleachers who blinked at the wrong second may have even missed the truly remarkable feat.
“It takes lots of practice, a great horse and everything has to be right to get that time,” Hannah admitted.
However, the Fort Scott, Kansas, cowgirl has stopped
wehorse is a European Online Riding Academy that you pay a fee to access many different trainers who have videos available for viewing. The videos cover various training techniques demonstrated by over twenty trainers.
Once on the website, I clicked on the video page and scrolled down to see what sort of things are offered. I was specifically looking for a training video dealing with something I found interesting. There are so many to choose from!
I found the video I wanted to watch, It’s called Nervous Horses: Case Analysis and Exercises in Hand.
This video is 15.39 minutes long and starts right