Our coaches are here to help you connect with your horse better when you're on the ground so you can enjoy being around him safely.

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  • Introducing Your Horse to a Scary Object

    Monique Potts breaks down what she likes to do when a client is working with a horse that is scared of an object. And shows you how to stay in control of the situation from basic groundwork drills.

  • Introducing Your Horse to Obstacles on the Ground

    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.

  • Testing Transitions

    Monique Potts works with her non pro and explains why it's important to take time to test your horses transitions and see if he's responding to your cues during your warm up.

  • Checking In With Your Horse During Warm Up

    Monique Potts works with a client and has her take time to check in with her horse during her warm up to make sure her horse is ready to work.

  • Anxious Horse That’s on Rehab

    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.

  • Exercises for a Horse on Rehab

    Is your horse coming off of stall rest and needing to ease back into a riding routine? Monique Potts shows you a couple of ways you can exercise a horse that's unable have any intense exercise.

  • Don't Overface Your Horse

    Know your horse's boundaries and learn how to end your ride on a good note and not overface your horse during a ride.

  • Connect Your Horse to Your Body

    When you're warming up to start riding take time to get your horse connected to your body with these tips from Monique Potts.

  • Getting Your Horse’s Attention Back on You

    Do you find your horse losing focus when you're trying to ride him? Monique Potts shows you a few drills you can do to get your horse's attention back on you during a riding session.

  • Dealing With Nervous Energy

    Dealing With Nervous Energy in the Saddle

  • Staying Balanced in the Saddle

    Do you lean one way or the other when you ride? Monique Potts goes over balance in the saddle and what you can do to help with balance and body position.

  • Having an Independent Seat

    What is an independent seat and why is it important to have one when you're riding? Monique Potts demonstrates how you can have an independent seat and how it'll improve your horsemanship.

  • Using Your Legs to Connect With Your Horse

    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.

  • Understanding Connection in the Saddle

    Monique Potts breaks down connection in the saddle and the importance of understanding it.

  • Warming Your Horse Up

    Monique Potts goes over how she likes to warm her horses up and what she looks for and feels for when she's doing so.

  • Utilizing Your Legs

    Are you utilizing your legs when you're riding your horse? Monique Potts goes over basic horsemanship skills and how you should be using your legs.

  • Using the Mounting Block

    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.

  • Understanding Pressure on the Ground

    Do you understand how pressure works when you're on the ground working with your horse? Monique Potts goes over the basics and how it affects the way your horse responds to you.

  • Reading a Horse With Anxiety

    Does your horse have anxiety? Monique Potts goes over horse behavior and reading your horse's body language when you're on the ground to watch for any nervous behaviors.

  • Connecting The Hind Feet in The Saddle

    When you're riding your horse, are you able to connect your hand and seat to your horse's hind feet? Monique works with a client to help him learn more about connecting to his horse's hind feet.

  • Using the Tarp to Drive Your Horse Forward

    When working on groundwork there are a few different ways you can work on forward motion. Monique Potts goes over a drill she likes to do using a tarp to create forward motion with her horse.

  • Using a Tarp and Rope on the Ground

    Once your horse has basic groundwork skills you can incorporate a tarp and rope into your groundwork training to familiarize your horse with different obstacles.

  • Working With a Jumpy Horse

    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.

  • Safely Worming a Horse

    Some horses are very easy to worm or medicate, but others turn it into a fight. Monique Potts shares some tips on how she works with a horse to safely worm them or medicate them.