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CHA Educational YouTube Video Shorts

Produced by the Certified Horsemanship Association. 

“These professional videos were produced by CHA for the horse industry and the general public,” says CHA Chief Executive Officer Christy Landwehr. “Please feel free to embed them onto your websites free of charge so that we can all help get the word out about having fun safely with our horses.”

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CHA Riding Instructor Challenge Promo for Your Horse Expo


Sample 15 Minute lesson First Ride


Sample 15 minute lesson First Trot #1

Sample 15 minute lesson First Trot #2

Sample 15 minute lesson First Trot #3

CHA Trail Challenge Promo for Your Horse Expo



 The topics of the Safety Shorts videos include:


  1. CHA in a Nutshell

  2. Truck and Trailer Safety Tips 

  3. Loading a Horse Safely into a Trailer

  4. Grooming a Horse Safely - Sponsored by HandsOn Gloves 

  5. Showmanship Tips

  6. Lenghtening and Shortening of Strides

  7. Long Lining Safely and Effectively

  8. Bit Adjustment

  9. Reading Horse Behavior

  10. How to Safely Put Up a HighLine for Your Horses 

  11. When to Use and How to Tie Bowline Knots

  12. How to Catch Your Horse in a Paddock with Other Horses

  13. How to Release Your Horse in a Paddock with Other Horses

  14. How to Catch Your Horse in a Stall

  15. Releasing a Horse in a Stall

  16. Introducing Your Horse to Fly Spray

  17. Introducing Your Horse to a Fly Mask

  18. How to Pony a Horse

  19. Exercises on Horseback

  20. Safely Leading

  21. Cross-Tying a Horse Safely

  22. Hard Tying a Horse Safely

  23. The Emergency Stop

  24. Danger Zones around the Horse

  25. The Emergency Dismount

  26. How to Bridle a Horse Correctly English

  27. How To Bridle a Horse Correctly Western 

  28. How to Saddle a Horse Correctly English

  29. How to Saddle a Horse Safely Western

  30. Martingale Adjustment and Fit

  31. How to Perform a Safety Tack Check

  32. How to Fit a Helmet for Horseback Riding

  33. Fitting the Breast Collar and Back Cinch Correctly

  34. Fitting Boots - Sports Medicine Boots, Split Boots and Bell Boots

  35. Correct Riding Position

  36. How to Mount and Dismount Correctly

  37. How to Use a Mounting Block Safely and an Alternate "Leg Up"

  38. Blanketing Your Horse

  39. Horse Vital Signs and How to Take Them

  40. Different Rein Holds

  41. How to Longe a Horse Correctly

  42. How to Fit a Rope Halter

  43. Catching a Horse in a Herd

  44. How to Put on Standing Wraps and Polo Wraps

  45. How to Safely Paste Deworm Your Horse

  46. Two Point and Half Seat Defined

  47. How to Safely Hold Your Horse for the Vet/Farrier

  48. How to Adjust Your English Stirrups/Girth While Mounted

  49. How to Walk a Line in a Jump Course to Figure Out Correct Striding

  50. How to Pick a Horse's Hoof

  51. Clipping Safely and Effectively