Palm Equestrian Academy EST 1970
©2014 Palm Equestrian Academy 9445 NW 60th Ave Ocala, FL 34482 - Phone: (352) 629-3310 - Fax: (352) 629-3470
No matter your horse's breed, choice of discipline, or your personal goals, as a rider we all want willing horses. To achieve that goal, it will teach you simple, logical, and humane techniques hailing from the principles of French Classical Training.

Basic Level

Steps 1, 2, & 3

Riders to accomplish at their own pace

Improve Rider's Form for Balance Learn how to Sit for Balance Learn how to use your Natural Aids to Turn Develop an effective Aids Sequence Learn how to make your horse Responsive Learn to create Straightness in your horse for Balance Learn to correct Falling In & Falling Out Learn to keep your horse Straight on various lines & transitions Test your horse's Willingness with a simple exercise

Intermediate Level

Steps 2, 3, & 4

Focus on Natural Aids for Bending Develop your Seat as an aid Learn how to use effective Artificial Aids Learn to put your horse ‘In Front of your Legs’ Simple exercises to develop your Horse's Suppleness Simple exercises to get your horse straighter Improving transitions Trot to Canter to Trot Learn to Lengthen and Shorten your horse's stride Learn Turn on the Forehand and Leg Yielding Learn to develop a Connection for your horse to “Give to the Bit” Test your Horse's Willingness with a Pattern

Advanced Level 1

Steps 3, 4, & 5

Learn the Direct Rein effect to Advance your Communication Improve your Aids Coordination for advance Transitions (halt to trot to halt, walk to canter to walk, change of lead through Trot and Walk) Develop a greater level of Impulsion & Energy Develop your horses Lateral & Longitudinal Suppleness for Straightness Learn the ‘Half Halt’ for connecting or reconnecting your horse Develop your horse's uphill balance & Collection through Shoulder In & Turn on the Haunches Part 1 Develop Counter Canter to improve your horses Self Carriage at the Canter Test your Horse's Willingness with an Advance Pattern

Advanced Level 2

Steps 3, 4, & 5

Strengthen your horse's connection from ‘Back to Front’ Develop the Collected Gaits with Relaxation and Energy Develop your horse uphill balance & Collection through Haunches In & Haunches Out Part 2 Advance Counter Canter work to prepare for Flying Lead Change Develop your horse's Uphill Balance & Collection through advance Transitions (Halt to Canter to Halt) Extended Trot & Canter Develop your horse's Uphill Balance & Collection learning the Half Pass Executing a Flying Lead Change Test your Horse's Willingness with an Advanced Pattern including Flying Lead Changes
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Willing Horse Program

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No matter your horse's breed, choice of discipline, or your personal goals, as a rider we all want willing horses. To achieve that goal, it will teach you simple, logical, and humane techniques hailing from the principles of French Classical Training.

Basic Level

Steps 1, 2, & 3

Riders to accomplish at their own pace

Improve Rider's Form for Balance Learn how to Sit for Balance Learn how to use your Natural Aids to Turn Develop an effective Aids Sequence Learn how to make your horse Responsive Learn to create Straightness in your horse for Balance Learn to correct Falling In & Falling Out Learn to keep your horse Straight on various lines & transitions Test your horse's Willingness with a simple exercise

Intermediate Level

Steps 2, 3, & 4

Focus on Natural Aids for Bending Develop your Seat as an aid Learn how to use effective Artificial Aids Learn to put your horse ‘In Front of your Legs’ Simple exercises to develop your Horse's Suppleness Simple exercises to get your horse straighter Improving transitions Trot to Canter to Trot Learn to Lengthen and Shorten your horse's stride Learn Turn on the Forehand and Leg Yielding Learn to develop a Connection for your horse to “Give to the Bit” Test your Horse's Willingness with a Pattern

Advanced Level 1

Steps 3, 4, & 5

Learn the Direct Rein effect to Advance your Communication Improve your Aids Coordination for advance Transitions (halt to trot to halt, walk to canter to walk, change of lead through Trot and Walk) Develop a greater level of Impulsion & Energy Develop your horses Lateral & Longitudinal Suppleness for Straightness Learn the ‘Half Halt’ for connecting or reconnecting your horse Develop your horse's uphill balance & Collection through Shoulder In & Turn on the Haunches Part 1 Develop Counter Canter to improve your horses Self Carriage at the Canter Test your Horse's Willingness with an Advance Pattern

Advanced Level 2

Steps 3, 4, & 5

Strengthen your horse's connection from ‘Back to Front’ Develop the Collected Gaits with Relaxation and Energy Develop your horse uphill balance & Collection through Haunches In & Haunches Out Part 2 Advance Counter Canter work to prepare for Flying Lead Change Develop your horse's Uphill Balance & Collection through advance Transitions (Halt to Canter to Halt) Extended Trot & Canter Develop your horse's Uphill Balance & Collection learning the Half Pass Executing a Flying Lead Change Test your Horse's Willingness with an Advanced Pattern including Flying Lead Changes