Ranch Riding Basics

Ranch Riding Basics

Access our playlist to learn more about ranch riding basics and learn from the champion trainers like Bud Lyon and Cody Crow.

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Ranch Riding Basics
  • Trotting the Log

    Cadence is key. Bud Lyon helps you set your horse up for success when trotting over logs in a ranch riding pattern.

  • Body Positioning During Extended Gaits

    Bud Lyon explains how you should ride the extended gaits in the ranch riding.

  • Tack for Ranch Riding

    Ranch riding tack is all about staying true to the class' roots. Here are Bud Lyon's preferences.

  • Gait Extensions

    Show off your horse's extended gaits in the show pen or use gait extensions for faster travel on the trail. Bud Lyon's tips will help you ace the extensions.

  • Ranch Riding Pattern Practice

    Bud Lyon works with one of his non-pro riders and has them practice a ranch riding pattern at home so he can evaluate what they need to work on in the future.