Journey Level 1:

Steps:

1 – The Concept of Gaining Control of the Horses Mind, Body, Legs, and Feet

2 – Becoming an Effective Dance Partner on the Ground and in the Saddle (Developing an Independent Seat)

3 – Beginning Groundwork to Establish Leadership and Obtain Basic Shapes

4 – Direct Rein Pressure (Position 3) for Lateral Movement of the Hind Legs on the Ground, (Disengage Hindquarters).

5 – Direct Rein Pressure (Position 2) for Movement of all Four Feet Backward, (6 O’clock), on the Ground.

6 – Indirect Rein Pressure (Position 1) for Lateral Movement of Front Feet on the Ground. (Move Shoulders)

7 – Direct Rein Pressure (Position 1) for Lateral Movement of Front Feet on the Ground. (Move Shoulders)

8 – Controlling the Movement of all Four Feet Moving Forward (12 O’clock) in the Saddle

9 – Direct Rein Pressure (Position 3) for Lateral Movement of the Hind Legs in the Saddle, (Disengage Hindquarters).

10 – Direct Rein Pressure (Position 2) for Movement of all Four Feet Backward, (6 O’clock), in the Saddle. (Back Up)

11 – Circles

12 – Rein and Seat Pressure to Stop Movement of All Four Feet (Stop).

13 – Indirect Rein Pressure (Position 1) for Lateral Movement of Front Feet in the Saddle, (Move Shoulders).

14 – Driving the Hind Feet Forward (12 O’clock) and Under the Horse’s Body, (Vertical Flexion and Collection).

15 – Direct Rein Pressure (Position 1) for Lateral Movement of Front Feet in the Saddle, (Move Shoulders).

Journey Level 2 :

Steps:

16 – Seat and Leg Pressure for Lateral Movement of the Hind Feet

17 – Adding Seat and Leg Pressure for Lateral Movement of Front Feet

18 – Seat and Leg Pressure for Lateral Movement of Front and Hind Feet (Side Pass)

19 – Beginning Leads

20 – Perfecting Leads

21 – Flying Lead Changes

22 – Riding a Straight Line

23 – Gait Control, Frame and Transitions

24 – Bending Exercise-Shoulder In

25 – Bending Exercise-Counter Shoulder In

26 – Bending Exercise-Haunches-In

27 – Bending Exercise-Haunches-Out

28 – Bending Exercise-Half Pass

29 – Turn on the Forehand

30 – Turn on the Haunches

31 – Bending, Turning and Circles

Journey Level 3:

Steps:

32 – Riding One Handed-Your at a Fork in the Road

33 – Neck Reining and Leverage Bits

34 – Vaquero Method Utilizing the Bosal and Two Rein

35 – Modified Vaquero Method Utilizing Bit Transitions