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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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Sample 15 minute lesson First Trot #1

Sample 15 minute lesson First Trot #2

Sample 15 minute lesson First Trot #3


 The topics of the Safety Shorts videos include:

  1. What is CHA?
  2. Cross-Tying a Horse Safely
  3. Hard Tying a Horse Safely
  4. The Emergency Stop
  5. Danger Zones on the Ground
  6. The Emergency Dismount
  7. How to Bridle a Horse Correctly
  8. How to Saddle a Horse Correctly
  9. Martingale Adjustment and Fit
  10. How to Perform a Safety Tack Check
  11. How to Fit a Helmet for Horseback Riding
  12. Fitting the Breast Collar and Back Cinch Correctly
  13. Fitting Boots - Sports Medicine Boots, Split Boots and Bell Boots
  14. Correct Riding Position
  15. How to Mount and Dismount Correctly
  16. How to Use a Mounting Block Safely and an Alternate "Leg Up"
  17. Blanketing Your Horse
  18. Horse Vital Signs and How to Take Them
  19. Different Rein Holds
  20. How to Longe a Horse Correctly
  21. How to Fit a Rope Halter
  22. Catching a Horse in a Herd
  23. How to Put on Standing Wraps and Polo Wraps
  24. How to Safely Paste Deworm Your Horse
  25. Two Point and Half Seat Defined
  26. How to Safely Hold Your Horse for the Vet/Farrier
  27. How to Adjust Your English Stirrups/Girth While Mounted
  28. How to Walk a Line in a Jump Course to Figure Out Correct Striding
  29. How to Pick a Horse's Hoof