Watch as Matt takes Blondie out and works specifically on her stopping. She’s showing a lot of promise circling and spinning.
Matt takes Rooster through an unorthodox process in a quest to ” connect ” with him on a deeper level. Sometimes it’s not about What you do, it’s How you do it!
In this video, Matt puts Curry through a refresher course on suppleness. Never be afraid to slow things down and go back and check your horses foundation.
It’s been a few years since we’ve been to the big outdoor arena in Woodside, but we are headed back! Matt has a Strong line-up for The Derby, Leavetherestspooked ( Carl ) fresh off his L4 Finals at the NRHA Derby for owners Tim and Marybeth Ruckman, Wallas Chic Diana ( Apache )for owner Janice Dickson, then new-comers Americas Diamond and Tinker With Dreams owned by Diamond Dub Quarter Horses, and last but not least Chic Dreamin owned by Silver Spurs Equine. Karen Mills will be looking to keep her string of good runs going on her mare Pale Faced Dancer ( Lilah )in the Derby. Thiago Sobral will also try to keep his hand hot riding Sparkin Whiz It ( Smokey ) for The Ruckmans and Lady Gotta Gun ( Lucy ) for Diamon Dub. Good luck!!
Watch along as Matt works with George ( Matt Mills Reining longtime student ) on how to get Bubba over his recent problem of kicking out during competition in the lead change.
Go to the Training Video page and watch Cross Training which gives you some ideas on how to keep your horse from getting burned out with his job. Also a new title on How To Make Your Horse Stop Harder which shows how to refine your signals to your horse.
Follow the live feed on the CACTUS REINING CLASSIC website here in Scottsdale. Pretty much the whole Team is headed down to compete at our 1st big competition of the year!