Before you attempt obstacles in the saddle, make sure you have control of your horse's feet on the ground. Monique Potts shows you how she likes to have her clients approach a new obstacle for the first time on the ground.
Do you have a horse that's coming off stall rest that gets anxious in the saddle? Monique shows you a few things you can do with a horse that can't handle intense exercise but needs to mentally quiet his brain.
When it comes time to get in the saddle it's important you know how to use your legs properly to connect with your horse. Monique Potts goes over how you can use your legs to better connect with your horse.
Does your horse dance around when you try to put him next to a mounting block? Monique Potts shows you how she teaches a horse to stand where you need him to when it comes time to use a mounting block.
Does your horse scare easily? Or jump out of his skin the minute he sees something new? Monique Potts shows you how she works with a jumpy horse on the ground and how she likes to build their confidence before getting in the saddle.