Riders leave their irons in the barn for a no-stirrup flatwork session with George Morris.
Riders braved the water jump, learned about birdies and threads and got practical experience in removing loose shoes.
"Contact" was the theme of today's riding session with George Morris, while Dr. Deb Bennett gave a hands-on demonstration of equine biomechanics and Dr. Tim Ober showed how to evaluate soundness.
Olympian Anne Kursinski does a flatwork demonstration on the first day of the 2013 George Morris Horsemastership Training Session.
Hunters' skills and riders' mettle were tested over natural obstacles during the 2011 ?USHJA International Hunter Derby Finals.
Beezie Madden schools the riders in flatwork without stirrups while Dr. Tim Ober offers his assessment of the horses' movement at the 2012 George Morris Horsemastership Training Session.
McLain Ward works on courses and water jumps at the 2012 George Morris Horsemastership Training Session.