Second “Concentrated” Clinic of 2024

BALANCE, TIMING AND FEEL

May 3 - 5, 2024 - Weatherford, Texas

This is the second in a series that gives you the opportunity to unleash your horse’s full potential using Matt’s Gold Medal Formula.

DAY ONE – MAY 4
WHO’S RIDING WHO ????

Trying to improve our horse is what we ALL should be striving for, but let’s not forget, us riders need work as well.

** HORSES SHOULD HAVE THE ABILITY TO WALK, JOG, LOPE AND HAVE ADEQUATE STEERING**
(If you’re not sure, send me a video to confirm before registration.)

** horse and rider current skill level will determine how in depth the teaching goes.

7:30 – 8:30 am Meet and Greet/Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9 am Saddle up
9 – 11:45 am All Riders

  • Theory/Demonstration by me
  • Assessment of horse and rider skill levels
  • Balance and precision drills
Noon – 1:30 pm Lunch & Q and A
Riders will be split into two groups
1:30 – 3:30 pm 4 riders
3:30 – 5:30 pm 4 riders
5:30 – 6:30 pm Q and A /recap
6:30 – 8:30 pm Early Cinco De Mayo Mexican Dinner

DAY TWO – MAY 5
SPINS WITH TIMING AND FEEL

While maintaining what we learned from Day One, we will work on everything related to improving the spin maneuver.  If your horse does not spin “well,” we will work on beginning or setting it up.

7:30 – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9 am Saddle Up
9 – 10:00 am All Riders:  Review of Day One
10 – Noon Discussion about the spin … different styles and philosophies with demonstration.  Any time left:   we will start individual work.
Noon – 1:30 pm Lunch and Q & A
1:30 – 3:30 pm 4 riders – focused spin work with an emphasis on finesse
3:30 – 4:00 pm Create a plan for each rider with their horse (homework!)
4:00 – 6:00 pm 4 riders – focused spin work with an emphasis on finesse
6:00 – 6:30 pm Create a plan for each rider with their horse (homework!)

LOGISTICS

  • Directions/Address to ranch and stall location
  • Friday afternoon move in – details to come
  • Stalls provided for 2 nights (Friday and Saturday) ** may not at Matt’s facility
  • Sunday stalls available if needed

Personal Message from Matt

I am so excited that you have decided to join me in my first clinic at my training facility. I know you will benefit so much from the experience. I look forward to seeing you soon!