Dan Steers & Dan James from Double Dan Horsemanship demonstrate how to gain respect from your horse on the ground. Every horse that enters the Double Dan Horsemanship pathway program begins with Ground Control exercises regardless of age, breed or previous training.
Learn the basic exercises to achieve softness in the halter, hindquarter & shoulder control, side passing and backing up. Learn to confidently communicate with your horse through accurate whip cues.
The goal of Level 1 Ground Control is to show you how to gain respect of your horse and to lay a foundation for more advanced exercises on the ground. Level 1 contains 14 individual exercises in an easy to follow step-by-step process.
Ground Control Level 2 DVD
During Level 2, learn exercises to teach your horse the stop from increasing distances and teach your horse how to yield toward the trainer.
You will also advance the coming to the trainer and tracking the trainer skills. During Level 2 horses will gain confidence while developing the fundamentals needed for working in pairs.
Advance your Ground Control techniques and gain your horses’ full range of motion with 7 individual exercises in an easy to follow step-by-step process.
Ground Control Level 3 DVD
Level 3 exercises will refine your whip cues to regulate your horses’ orientation, speed and range of motion.
Learn exercises to teach speed control and circle size. Develope the skills needed to carry the same softness and responsiveness you have established as partners on the ground for work in pairs and groups of horses.
Refine your horses’ body control from the ground with 6 individual exercises in an easy to follow step-by-step process.