Blue Class Level 1.

Recommended starter level.
Open to all.
Walk only.
No back up.
Progressive.
There is no obligation to move out of this class.

June 2022

1. Gate.
Handler must halt the equine in front of the gate. Long slow out breath.
Open the gate from right to left and hook back.
On an in breath, ask the equine to move forward.

2. Tarpaulin.
Both handler and equine to move forward and cross the tarpaulin together, calmly and confidently.
3. Flag.
Handler to halt the equine and pick up the flag. Wave the flag, in a figure of eight pattern, 3 times in the air. The equine to remain standing quietly next to the handler.
4. Weave.
Handler and equine to both enter the weave together through the OFF side shoulder.
5.Crazy Cone.
Handler must "present" the cone to the equine and ask for an acknowledgement and touch with the equines nose.
6.Arch.
Both handler and equine to pass calmly and confidently under the arch.
7. Chaotic Corridor.
Both handler and equine to walk through the corridor together.
8.Podium.
In the partnership leading position the handler must halt the equine in front of the podium.
Show immobility and on the in breath ask the equine to step up, onto and off the podium.

9. Pathway.
Stepping of the podium, equine only to walk on the path, the handler along side but outside of the pathway poles.
10. Chair.
Handler to sit down on to the chair, the equine must be facing them. Lowering their own energy they should invite the equine to join them in a moment of stillness and gratitude.


 
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