The World of Peruvian Paso Horses
Peruvian Horse Breeders and Owners invite you to attend a Free of Charge Clinic, "Learn To Ride Your Peruvian Horse Correctly"
Saturday March 31 and Sunday April 1 from 9:30 to 3:30 each day.
Participants will learn to ride and work horses on the ground. Demonstrations will illustrate each covered topic.
Saturday March 31 (9:30am to 3:30pm)
1.) Peruvian Equitation- An overview
2.) Similarities and differences to other riding disciplines.
Basics of Peruvian Equitation
1.) Correct Position.
2.) Developing a correct seat, not a chair seat.
3.) Aids for Peruvian riding...hands, legs, seat, body, and attitude.
4.) Difference between true collection and false collection.
5.) Correct balance for a Peruvian Horse. Learn how to ride to achieve or improve this balance.
6.) Learn what collection does to advance.
Sunday April 1 (9:30am to 3:30pm)
Basics of Peruvian Equitation (con't)
7.) Define and recognize proper gaits...Walk, Paso Llano, Sobreandando and Galope.
8.) Recognizing faulty gaits...Pasa Trote and Huanchano.
9.) Learn to recognize Gateado.
10.) Difference between a proper headset and a forced (artificial) headset.
11.) How to use one's hands and hold the reins in bozal, bit and shows.
12.) Learn to ride the horse on its haunches instead of overloading the forehand.
Review and Questions
How to find qualified teachers in your area.
Course Instructors: Marlena Deborah McCormick, Ph.D. & Adele von Rust McCormick, Ph.D.
Clinic Registration Information:
*Clinic is limited to 20 participants. Reservations are first come first serve. When you call or email, we will confirm reservation space available.
Register by phone or email by March 20, 2012. To register, or for more information, call or email 830-980-8453 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
At Hacienda Tres Aguilas, LTD. Located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, 20 minutes from the San Antonio Airport. Directions will be emailed upon reservation confirmation, or you can call.
*Clinic will be held rain or shine. *Please note an official PHBO Photographer will be on site, therefore, no outside photos, videos or cell phone photos will be allowed.
*Cost of lodging, meals and transportation are not included and are your responsibility. ** Lunch WILL be provided by PHBO on both clinic days.
For a list of nearby lodging, please download the clinic flyer: