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Advanced Beginner

An Advanced Beginner rider has limited riding experience and can perform all skills listed in the Beginner Rider program.  The Advanced Beginner program seeks mastery in the following.

  • Groom and tack horse independently including the bridle.

  • Learning how to rein back, canter, and jump a cross rail while improving on skills learned in the beginner program.

  • Learning how to pass others safely while working in an enclosed area.

  • Can consistently identify diagonals when trotting and learning to identify leads while cantering.

  • Learning how to properly bathe a horse for health and competition.