A solid gate is a practical application in the ranch trail, but when you're in the show pen, there must be a certain amount of finesse. Cody Crow demonstrates how to increase your score on the push-through gate.
In the ranch trail you might be asked to drag a log while you're on your horse. Ranch versatility expert Cody Crow explains the importance of dallying safety so you don't severely injure yourself while practicing this maneuver.
An obstacle you might come across in ranch trail is ground tying. Cody Crow goes over what a +1 score looks like for this manuever, and then goes over what you're expected to do with your reins when you ride in romal reins or split reins.
In ranch trail you might come across different sets of lopeover logs that are set at different distances. Cody Crow shows you how you can lengthen and shorten your horse's stride to get over different log obstacles at the lope.
Once your horse knows the basics of loping over a log obstacle, you can start asking him to stay round over the logs and driving with his hind end. Cody Crow shows you how he schools this obstacle at home.
A turnaround in ranch riding or ranch trail is going to be different from a reining spin. Cody Crow shows you the difference between a 0 turnaround and a +1 turnaround. Then talks about the different ways you can school your turnaround at home to improve your score in the show pen.
How do you plus your trot-over logs? Cody Crow goes over the basics of trotting over logs and how you can increase your score in the show pen by practicing at home. Then he shows you a few different obstacles you might be asked to trot over in a ranch trail class.