ANRC DVD Series

The American System of Forward Riding: Life Lessons Learned with Horses

by R. Scot Evans and Shelby French

This DVD series is intended to guide riders through the American System of Forward Riding and give them a visual image of the performance they are working to achieve. Riders may use the series as a guide for “home schooling”. Teachers may utilize the system as an instructional framework for teaching, and using portions of the DVD series as instructional demonstrations to compliment their lessons. The workbooks in PDF format accompany the DVD Series Volumes one and two.

The Volume I Workbook that accompanies the Volume I DVD is divided into the chapters outline below. You can click on each chapter to view the content or download the entire Volume 1 workbook. You can watch the entire DVD or click on a particular chapter you would like to watch.

  1. Correct Design
  2. Ideas for Position Work
  3. Three Basic Positions
  4. Position Exercises
  1. The Leg Aids
  2. The Rein Aids
  3. Sequence of the Aids
  4. Exercises to Develop the Aids
  1. Ground Work
  2. Riding Exercises

The Volume II Workbook that accompanies the Volume II DVD is divided into the chapters outline below. You can click on each chapter to view the content or download the entire Volume 1 workbook. You can watch the entire DVD or click on a particular chapter you would like to watch.

  1. Creating a mental Picture
  2. Developing Connection
  3. Developing Forward
  1. Developing Contact
  2. Developing Fitness
  3. Basic Practice of Energy Shaping
  1. The Bearing and Indirect Reins
  2. The Half-Halt
  3. Refining Your Controls
  1. Flat Work
  2. Jumping Work
  3. Mental Work

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