Skills to be mastered before moving to the next level...

Dressage:
* Position corrections limited to subtleties at walk and posting trot
* Walk: Transitions between medium walk and free walk
* Trot: Sitting trot
* Trot: Straight centerlines to halt
* Canter: Canter in dressage seat
* Canter: Transition on centerline - picking up the requested lead
* Canter: Can maintain canter in a group of more than 3
* Straight and accurate transitions; walk-trot, trot-canter, canter-trot, trot-walk, trot-halt
* All larger school figures (Circles to 10 meters, half-circle reverse, figure eight, serpentines) at the trot
* Aids: Leg yielding from a circle at walk and trot
* Aids: Leg yield from the quarter-line to track at walk and trot
* Aids: Proper use of dressage whip
* Ability to ride USEF Training level dressage tests 1 and 2
* Ability to sustain canter/full use of arena

Jumping:
* Two point canter over ground poles
* Cantering in the field
* Jumping small logs in field
* Single verticals to 2'-3"
* Can maintain trot in and out of jumps to 2'-3" and course to 2'

Unmounted:
* Horse feeds and feeding
* Hoof care and foot problems
* Behavior problems
* Signs of health and sickness


Additional skills to be introduced & practiced...

Dressage:
* Canter without stirrups
* Sitting and posting without stirrups
* Riding a drill
* Concept of inside leg to outside rein
* Letting the horse "chew the reins out" of the hand

Jumping:
* Banks in fields - UP ONLY
* Single verticals 2'-6"; spreads and grids 2'
* Mini course work trotting and some cantering to height 2' to 2'-3"
* Hand gallop

Unmounted:
* USEF Dressage tests - progression of levels
* Distances between jumps - 1 stride, 2 stride, etc
* Show attire, etiquette



Lesson Times

Monday
7:30 p w/ Steve

Tuesday
6:30 p w/ Michala

Wednesday
6:30 p w/ Michala
6:30 p w/ Steve

Thursday
6:30 p w/ Steve
7:30 p w/ Jess

Friday
6:00 p w/ Kitty

Saturday
10:30 a w/ Michala
12:30 p w/ Michala

Sunday
12:00 p w/ Steve
4:00 p w/ Mary Ann

Convenient to:

Ashton
Sandy Spring
Olney
Rockville
Laurel

and more!
LESSON LEVELS: Intermediate 2
Reddemeade Equestrian
Center
1701 Ednor Road
Silver Spring, Maryland  20905
301-421-4481