Introduction to Trail Riding (ITR) Curriculum

Lesson Objectives
1 Surfaces
  • Riding in Sand
  • Riding in Water
  • Riding in Mud
  • Riding over Rocks
  • Riding in Snow and Ice
  • Riding in Tight Woods
2 Hills
  • Stopping and Turning Around on Hills
  • Traveling Up & Down Hills
  • Traversing and Stopping
  • Steeper Uphills
  • Steeper Downhills
  • Alternate Method, Steeper Downhills (Bulldogging)
3 Obstacles
  • Riding Whoops
  • Riding in Ruts
  • Riding Drop Offs and Ledges
  • Crossing Ditches
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