Editor's note: Do you teach beginners at your stable or facility? Do you ever have to give a presentation to local youth groups interested in horses? You might use these short safety videos from the Certified Horsemanship Association to help you educate younger or beginner horse persons.
The Certified Horsemanship Association consistently produces educational information for its members and the public. During the 2015 CHA International Conference, six more videos were recorded to demonstrate safety and horsemanship topics. CHA has published all six videos, which run from 3-12 minutes, on CHA’s YouTube Channel at www.YouTube.com/CHAinstructor and at http://cha-ahse.org/store/pages/212/CHA-Horsemanship-Videos.html. CHA’s YouTube channel now features a total of 70 videos.
The topics of the new videos are:
- How to Catch Your Horse in a Stall;
- How to Release Your Horse in a Stall;
- How to Catch Your Horse in a Paddock with Other Horses;
- How to Release Your Horse in a Paddock with Other Horses;
- When to Use and How to Tie Bowline Knots and Butterfly Hitches; and,
- How to Safely Put Up a Highline/Picketline for Your Horses.
Additional topics covered on CHA’s YouTube channel include: how to use fly spray properly, exercises on horseback to improve rider position, how to pony a horse, how to safely paste deworm your horse, half seat and two-point explained, how to safely hold your horse for the vet or farrier, walking lines in a jump course to figure out correct striding, how to safely adjust English stirrups and girth while mounted, how to perform a safety tack check, how to saddle and bridle your horse, how to fit a helmet, and much more.
All YouTube videos produced by the Certified Horsemanship Association are available free of charge for embedding on websites and sharing on social media platforms so that this information is shared to improve safety and proper horsemanship techniques within the horse industry. To find more educational content from CHA, visit http://www.CHA-ahse.org.
CHA Instructors Change Lives Through Safe Experiences with Horses. The purpose of CHA is to promote excellence in safety and education for the benefit of the horse industry. CHA certifies instructors and trail guides, accredits equestrian facilities, publishes educational manuals, produces educational horsemanship DVDs and YouTube Safety shorts, and hosts regional and international conferences. For more information on the largest certifying body of riding instructors and barn managers in North America, the Certified Horsemanship Association, please visit www.CHA-ahse.org or call 859-259-3399. To find a certified horseback riding instructor or accredited equine facility near you, visit www.CHAinstructors.com.