There are several different ways you might come across a bridge in ranch trail. You might be asked to cross a bridge by itself, but you also might find logs on either side of it. Cody Crow shows you the different ways you might be asked to navigate this obstacle.
There are different ways you can approach a trot serpentine in a ranch trail class. Cody Crow shows you the basics of this obstacle and then talks about how you can up the degree of difficulty and increase your score on this maneuver.
Just about anyone can get through a gate obstacle in a ranch trail class. But do you know how to master this manuever? Cody Crow shows you where he likes to position his horse so he can get through this obstacle efficently and without any penalties.
As attendees look on, Cody explains the importance of maintaining a smooth gait during lope overs. He instructs you to look where you're heading, and guide your horse efficiently. Judges are impressed with square turns that show you can guide your horse in tight areas.
Attendees continue their first cut attempts from the herd, and Cody provides feedback. The herd is more tired at this point, and Cody is able to help attendees determine which cows will still present a challenge, and which ones have figured out how to get back to the herd.
In ranch riding and ranch trail your horse is required to backup through different obstacles. Cody Crow shows you several different drills you can do with your ranch horse to prepare him for competitions.