First Rides

First Rides

These videos are the BASICS of first rides. There are several more videos on Riding in the Additional Videos – the videos in these sub-playlists are the BASICS only.  Most of these videos are older, but Warwick feels that he wouldn’t do much different nowadays except for incorporate the mindset of Connection & Relaxation and ensure that they remain connected & relaxed at each step of the way. 

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Elroy (4 videos)

The first rides on Elroy are a great example of how easy it goes when all of the groundwork was done thoroughly and done well.

Albert (4 videos)

These first ride videos includes saddling and riding of Albert, a quiet, lazy horse.

Lateral Flexion (7 videos)

These videos talk about lateral flexion under saddle. It is very important to perfect this early on.