Episode List


Season 1

13 Nov. 2002
Basic Management and Grooming
Covers proper shelter, fencing, feed, halter training, health programs and grooming routine.
22 Jan. 2003
The Mule Foal
The definition of a mule, training and handling the foal, haltering, catching, tying and leading training.
1 Jan. 2003
General concepts, grooming, lead shank, showing to a judge, pattern for showmanship, showmanship in halter classes, sportsmanship.
27 Nov. 2002
Good Manners
General concepts including grooming, lead shank, showing to a judge, pattern for showmanship, showmanship in halter classes and sportsmanship.
29 Jan. 2003
The Round Pen
Lunging for training and fitness, free lunging, lunging in tack, and an appearance by Mad Jack Hanks. Tacking up for free lunging, training aids, attaching the lunge line, lunging in the round pen and lunging in the open arena.
4 Dec. 2002
Ground Driving
The differences between horses, mules and donkeys. Also covering the importance of sequential training, ground driving in the round pen, ground driving in the arena, flight or freeze reactions, driving the hourglass pattern, hard hats, boots, half chaps, physical maturity, the need for shoes and trims and the types of shoes.
15 Jan. 2003
The First Ride
At the work station, in the round pen, canter, riding without assistance, cones and patterns and following an experienced equine.
8 Jan. 2003
Speed It Up
Covering the differences between horses, mules and donkeys. Importance of sequential training, proper attire, maturity of mules, technique and mechanics of balanced riding, patterns, canter or lope, refining cues, USDF tests and obstacle courses.
20 Nov. 2002
Covering equitation, draw reins, the green mule, patterns & obstacles, collection, dressage levels, on the bit, half halts, bending, adding the halt and canter, long rein-loose rein and using draw reins.
11 Dec. 2002
Intermediate Skills
Covering bend, lateral exercises, riding obstacles, lead changes, training for trail, showing and competition.
6 Nov. 2002
Advanced Skills
Review, snaffle bit-curb bit, dressage, use of ground poles, lateral exercises, counter canter and simple lead changes.
25 Dec. 2002
Reining & Western Riding
Reining equipment, circles, rating speed, sliding stops, backing, rollbacks, spins, flying lead changes, Western riding description and patterns.
18 Dec. 2002
Coach, review, tack, clothing, equitation, shoes, clipping, body positions, types of jumps, making standards, placement of ground rails, stretching and warm up exercises, cross rails, cavaletti, bad habits and workout lengths.

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