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

Dressage:
* Dressage seat firmly established
* Walk, trot, canter without stirrups
* Half-halts at canter
* Balanced upward and downward transitions
* Aids: Horses consistently on the bit
* Aids: Leg yield form the centerline to track and back at walk and trot
* Aids: Letting the horse "chew the reins out" at the trot
* Lengthened stride at trot
* Ability to ride USEF Training level test 3

Jumping:
* Cantering at speed (200 & 250 meters/minute)
* Hand gallop
* Single verticals to 2'-6"; spreads and grids to 2'-3"
* Trot in and out of vertical to 2'-6"
* Single cross-country fences to 2'-6"
* Small courses to 2'-3" (trot without cantering and canter without trotting)
* Figure eight and zigzag courses

Unmounted:
* Trailer loading/unloading
* Rules for showing
* The Scales of Training


Additional skills to be introduced & practiced...

Dressage:
* More complicated schooling figures
* Shoulder-fore on the circle
* Change of canter lead through trot
* Walk-canter and canter-walk transitions
* Lengthened canter
* 15 meter canter circles
* Shallow loop down long side at canter - no change of lead
* Aids: Rein back
* Basic principles of lunging horse and rider

Jumping:
* Spreads and grids to 2'-6"
* Small courses to 2'-6"
* Jumping 2'-6" cross country fences in series

Unmounted:
* Evaluating lameness
* Basic first aid for horses
* Unsoundness and blemishes
* Preventive Hoof Care
* Common health problems
* Parasites


Lesson Times
Adult Event:
* Monday 7:30 pm with Steve
* Thursday 7:30 w/ Jess

Mixed:
* Sunday 1:00 pm with Katie (Hunter)
* Sunday 2:00 with Steve (Hunter)

Convenient to:

Ashton
Sandy Spring
Olney
Rockville
Laurel

and more!
LESSON LEVELS: Intermediate 3
Reddemeade Equestrian
Center
1701 Ednor Road
Silver Spring, Maryland  20905
301-421-4481