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Shane

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  1. Module Completion Congratulations on completing Module 5 - Impulsion. You've reached a huge milestone on completing this Module. A fantastic accomplishment to achieve for both you and your horse. Having a horse (and rider) who is calm and confident at all gaits, is such a pleasure and a great goal. Very well done. Take a moment to congratulate yourself and to look at how far you and your horse have come. This now, is your final message from Meredith for this Module. In it she talks about revisiting your Homework Cards and getting all those homework boxes ticked, getting your final assignment - the Flying Change Assignment - in, and finishing off all your other Assignments. Week 6 Assignment The Flying Change Assignment. Week 6 Assignments.pdf Flying Change Assignment video The Flying Lead Change and Gallop with Meredith and Dirk. Trail Training Check list After you have your impulsion going well, get your horse out on the trail and have some fun doing this check list.Video coming soon to help you with the tasks in this list.. Trail Training check list.pdf 100 Things To Do With Your Horse video Some great ideas from the '100 Things to do with Your Horse - Level 2' video, for you to have fun with while working on your impulsion and no-contact riding. . Module 6 - Contact Get started on your Module 6 today! This week, to prepare you for the next Module, take the time to go back over your Homework Cards and make sure all of those boxes are ticked. Even if you have a few assignments still to complete, you can start your Module 6. Just keep submitting your Module 5 Assignments as you get started on Module 6 - Contact. Congratulations and have fun.
  2. Week 5 Welcome to Week 5 Meredith looks at what we'll be doing this week, specifically the flying lead changes and galloping homework. There are lots of hints and tips videos plus, to help you become an even better rider, we have more from the fantastic Harmony in Motion Program with Meredith. And, more from the Impulsion Program with Shane and Mejor. Week 5 Homework This week's homework looks at picking up the pace and flying lead changes. Week 5 Homework cards.pdf Week 5 Impulsion video A fantastic video with Shane and Mejor looking at all the Impulsion Programs. Harmony in Motion Lesson 10 video This video looks at using just your focus to ride a circle. An awesome video from the class to help get those reins even lighter. Flying Lead Change intro - Hints and tips video. All the 'Whys' and 'Hows' of the Flying Lead Change. Simple Lead Changes - Hints and tips video. Great exercises for warming up before flying lead changes. The Gallop Program - Hints and tips video. This video looks at the Gallop Program. An amazing video of this great program, to get your horse and you confident at speed. Speeding up in the center - Hints and tips video. Fantastic tips in this video, showing speeding up at the cone to get your flying changes smoothly and easily. Flying Lead Changes with a pole - Hints and tips video. More fabulous tips, this time showing how to use a 75-150mm pole in the fly change pattern for your assignment.
  3. Week 4 Welcome to Week 4 A word from Meredith about what to expect this week. There are some really handy videos, to help keep yourself and your horse confident and relaxed and staying in time together. We also have Meredith and Atlas with the fabulous Footfalls video as well as Shane and Mejor with this week's tips from the Impulsion Program video. And, there is also your next Assignment - Simple Lead Changes. So have fun and get that assignment in as soon as you can, so your coach can give you some feedback. Week 4 Homework This week's homework looks at footfalls, to help you understand and feel your horse's movement in all gaits. Plus it's a lot of fun! Week 4 Homework cards.pdf Week 4 Assignment The Assignment this week is the Simple Lead Changes Assignment. This one covers riding on the correct diagonal at the trot as well as transitions down the fence line. Week 4 Assignments.pdf Simple Lead Changes Assignment video The Simple Lead Changes Assignment with Meredith and Dirk. Week 4 Impulsion video This video shows Shane and Mejor looking at using lateral softness in transitions. Footfalls video This video covers several topics. First, Meredith and her 21 yr old X racehorse Atlas, take you through how a horse moves and where their weight is while they are moving, so you know where your own weight should be when riding. Next, there is a great section on how and in what order your horse's feet hit the ground, which will help you immensely to understand the rhythm and timing in your riding. Including also some very useful tips on how to get in time with the horse's diagonals at the trot.
  4. This video shows a great series of tasks on the southern cross pattern to help you horse get balanced at all gaits, while encouraging your horse to use it's hindquarter in transitions and to build great self-carriage.
  5. Hi QS Members All the Harmony In Motion lessons are being move from the main forum to the video area here. http://www.quantumsavvy.com/board/index.php?/videos/category/19-harmony-in-motion/
  6. Week 3 Welcome to Week 3 Meredith talks about what to expect this week. There are lots of hints and tips videos this week to help you with your Impulsion Program homework and to develop confidence while your skills grow. There is also another terrific Harmony in Motion video that looks at your position when riding and how it influences your horse. Plus the Impulsion Riding diary! Have fun and keep ticking those homework cards. Week 3 Homework This week your homework looks at riding in a snaffle bit. If you or your horse aren't yet up to the snaffle (bridle), then you can do the homework in a rope hackamore. Week 3 Homework cards.pdf Week 3 Assignment There is no assignment this week, so focus on your Homework Cards and Impulsion Diaries. Week 3 Impulsion Riding video This video looks at having good rein positions as well as keeping your horse laterally soft on the circle by using sideways and release. Print your Impulsion Riding diary to help you keep track of your progress. Impulsion Riding Diary.pdf Harmony in Motion Lesson 9 Meredith and the students, chat about and demonstrate the finer points of rider position and focus. Plus much, much more. Turns and Transitions - Hints and tips video. This video shows how to do your transition homework with turns added, to encourage your horse to use it's hindquarter in transitions and to build great self-carriage. Transitions - Hints and tips video. This video shows how to get soft transitions on the circle by using your rhythm. Point to Point and Rebounds - Hints and tips video. A terrific video that shows how to add rebounds and turns to your point-to-point homework, to encourage your horse to use it's hindquarter and to develop great self carriage and impulsion in your horse.
  7. Week 2 Welcome to Week 2 Meredith talks about what is coming up in this week's lesson. You'll find your first assignment for the Module - the Mounting Challenge, a great video from the Harmony in Motion program with some timely tips for riding, another groundwork video from the Impulsion Program to help you warm your horse up for riding, plus much more. Lesson 8 Book This book covers the tasks and the mindset needed for your eighth lesson in the Foundation Programme. This week we look deeper into impulsion and give you some fantastic programs to build confidence with simple lead changes, galloping and flying lead changes as well. Read the book first before going out to your horse. Over the next few weeks, we will be going through the tasks in this book and you may need to come back to it from time to time to refresh or find answers. Lesson8book.pdf Week 2 Homework This week's homework covers the Impulsion Programs from Level 2. Also, make sure you keep doing your Impulsion Groundwork Diary as a terrific warm up for your riding, to help build positive range of movement from the ground up. Week 2 Homework cards.pdf Week 2 Assignment Your first Assignment for this Module - the Mounting Challenge. This is similar to the Level 1 Mounting Assignment, but your coach will be looking even closer at your horsemanship habits. With the Assignment, there is also the Snaffle Check List, to make sure you and your horse are ready for riding in a bridle with a snaffle bit. Week 2 Assignments.pdf Mounting Assignment video The Mounting Challenge with Meredith and Dirk. Week 2 Ground work video Warm up the right muscles with your ground work diary to help balance your horse. Harmony in Motion Lesson 8 A great mindset video to help you with your riding. Meredith and the students talk about, and demonstrate, rider position and focus in riding. Lesson 8 video The original Lesson video with Shane, Spyder and the class of students.
  8. Module 5 Welcome to Module 5 Congratulations and welcome to Module 5! In this video, Meredith talks about what to expect in this Module over the coming weeks. Module 5 - Impulsion, is about building horse and rider confidence and achieving impulsion! Impulsion is emotional fitness for your horse and means you have control of your horse's forward energy. It means being able to ride forward at all gaits and have your horse stay with you. So whether your horse is lacking forward, or has more forward than you want, or if you would just like to improve your horse's self-carriage, posture and confidence - or yours! - this is the Module to do it. Each week you will receive a combination of videos, homework cards, assignments and booklets to help you develop your horsemanship skills and a clear understanding of your horse. Week 1 Welcome to Week 1 In this first week you'll find your Lesson Book and your first Homework Cards. Download the book and the cards and get ready to begin. Lesson 7 Book This book covers the tasks and the mindset needed for your seventh lesson in the Foundation Programme. It looks at introducing the snaffle and riding in a bridle as well as the impulsion programs that will give you the skills to build confidence for you and your horse. Read the book first before going out to your horse. Over the next few weeks, we will be going through the tasks in this book and you may need to come back to it from time to time to refresh or find answers. Lesson7book.pdf Homework cards If you havn't done it yet, you can download your level 2 homework cards here. These homework cards are like a diary of your practice. They will help you keep a record of what you have been practicing and to use your time most effectively. This week's homework covers preparing your horse for the snaffle and riding in the Cherokee bridle, to ensure you are using your seat and not just your hands when riding. Have fun! Week 1 Homework cards.pdf Lesson 7 video The original Lesson video with Shane, Spyder and the class of students. This Impulsion video and diary, are designed to go in conjunction with your Foundation Program. So keep ticking your homework cards from Lesson 7 as you do the following diary and you will great results. Print your Impulsion ground work diary to help you keep track of your progress. Impulsion Ground Work Diary.pdf Week 1 ground work
  9. Week 5 Welcome to Week 5 Meredith looks at what we'll be doing this week, specifically the bareback assignment and some more homework. Plus we have a fabulous Harmony in Motion video, showing working the pocket and also introducing the 'Fred and Ginger' move. Week 5 Homework Keep doing your homework cards that need more practice. Remember to get your assignments in as well, so your coach can give you personalised homework to focus on. Week 5 Assignment - Bareback Riding Develop your riding skills with this week's assignment, the Bareback Ride. Week 5 Assignment.pdf No-Contact Riding assignment video No-Contact Riding Assignment with Meredith and Dirk. Harmony in Motion Lesson 6 video Developing lateral flexion in forward, using release and good feel and timing.
  10. Rein positions and body positions for success in One Rein Riding. This video is from the "Confidence module" in the QS program.
  11. Book now for next years Quantum Savvy Experience 2020. Contact QS head office here, for booking form and more details. https://quantumsavvy.com/contact-quantum-savvy-horsemanship/
  12. Trailer Loading and horsemanship tips from Shane and a few of the horses that star in the Trailer Load DVD series.
  13. Look what Quantum Savvy students are doing now!
  14. Week 2 Welcome to Week 2 Meredith talks about what is coming up in this week's lesson. We'll be looking at liberty circles and sideways, as well as building greater distances. Plus we also have the first Assignment for this Module - the Skills Check. Week 2 Homework This week's homework is card 5 and covers short and long-range circles as well as sideways in the round yard Week 2 Assignment Your first assignment for this Module - the Skills Check Assignment. This is much the same as the Skills Check Assignment from Module 1, however, this time it is all done at liberty. Enjoy this assignment as you develop your feel and strengthen your connection with your horse. Week 2 Assignment.pdf Skills Check Assignment video The Skills Check Assignment with Meredith and Dirk. Liberty circles video Keep your horse connected in the send and the circle. Harmony in Motion Lesson 4 Meredith and the students talk about, and demonstrate, connecting with your horse to prepare for liberty by using a neck rope.
  15. Holy moly, awesome post, Jack. Looking forward to seeing you achieve your dreams and goals.
  16. An oldie but a goody, about Quantum Savvy Horsemanship.
  17. How to become a group organizer for your area and what to do at group days.
  18. About horse training events.
  19. When and why to do assignments.
  20. What to expect at the Quantum Savvy Experience.
  21. That’s great news, Jen
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