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Green Level Horsekeeping Study GuideLL-401  GREEN LEVEL HORSEMANSHIP

The third horsemanship guide for students aged 9 and up. Prepares students to achieve these riding objectives:

Demonstrate ability to safely catch horse in both stall and field.

Prepare for a lesson independently in fifteen minutes or less.

Ride bareback confidently at the walk and trot, balancing independently of hands.

Demonstrate the following maneuvers:
 Reinback  Rating speed at walk and trot  Large circle at canter  Change of direction with simple change at canter

Ride at the canter on the rail in both directions, demonstrating both light and full seat.

Demonstrate awareness of leads

Ride at the trot for a minimum of five minutes without stirrups, alternating posting and sitting.

Drop stirrups and pick up again, without looking down, at the trot.

Ride in 2-point at the canter, on the flat and over a single ground pole.

Trot over a grid of trot poles with reins knotted and arms outstretched.

Ride ground pole course at the trot with smooth turns, good approaches, correct diagonals

Jump a single crossrail, not to exceed 18”.

Printed in a 3-hole loose-leaf format. 25 pages.