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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 Sample Lessons

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 Sample Lesson on the First Lope

CHA Sample Lesson on Western Turn Backs

Horseback Riding Exercises to Improve Rider Position 

Lenghtening and Shortening of Strides

 

CHA Challenges

CHA Trail Challenge Promo for Your Horse Expo

 

CHA Riding Instructor Challenge Promo for Your Horse Expo

 

 

 CHA Safety Shorts

 

  1. CHA in a Nutshell


  2. Truck and Trailer Safety Check


  3. Safely Loading a Horse in a Trailer


  4. Grooming a Horse Safely - Sponsored by HandsOn Gloves 


  5. Showmanship Tips


  6. Long Lining a Horse


  7. Bit Adjustment in Horses
  8. Reading Horse Behavior


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

  10. When to Use and How to Tie Bowline Knots

  11. Catching a Horse in a Paddock with Other Horses


  12. Releasing a Horse in a Paddock with Other Horses


  13. How to Catch Your Horse in a Stall


  14. Releasing a Horse in a Stall


  15. Introducing Your Horse to Fly Spray


  16. Introducing Your Horse to a Fly Mask


  17. How to Pony a Horse 



  18. Leading Safely


  19. How to Safely Work Around a Horse in Cross Ties


  20. How to Safely Hard Tie Your Horse


  21. The Emergency Stop on a Horse - Pulley Rein


  22. Danger Zones Around the Horse


  23. The Emergency Dismount


  24. Safely Bridling English


  25. Safely Bridling Western 

  26. Safely Saddling a Horse with an English Saddle

  27. Safely Saddling a Horse with a Western Saddle


  28. Martingale Fit on Horses


  29. How to Perform a Safety Check on a Horse


  30. Correct Horseback Riding Helmet Fit

  31. Fitting the Breast Collar and Back Cinch Correctly

  32. Fitting Boots - Sports Medicine Boots, Splint Boots, and Bell Boots


  33. Correct Horseback Riding Position


  34. Mounting and Dismounting Correctly


  35. Getting on a Horse with a Mounting Block and With Assistance (Getting a Leg Up)


  36. Blanketing Your Horse


  37. Horse Vital Signs and How to Take Them

  38. Different Rein Holds


  39. How to Longe a Horse Correctly


  40. How to Fit a Rope Halter


  41. Catching a Horse in a Herd


  42. How to Put on Standing Wraps and Polo Wraps

  43. How to Safely Paste Deworm Your Horse


  44. Two Point and Half Seat Defined


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

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


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

  48. How to Pick a Horse's Hoof


  49. Clipping Safely and Effectively