Fundamentals

Fundamentals with Warwick Lawrence

If you have read the article in the Australian Campdraft Magazine explaining how Warwick puts a foundation on his horses then these videos are a great visual reinforcement of the techniques he uses.  One rein stops, exercises for controlling the shoulder and the hip are all explained and demonstrated.  There are a few variances that
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Preparing for a Start with Wyatt Young

In this series we will add a new video each week for 6 weeks showing Wyatt riding a 4 year old mare (Buttercup) which he hopes to start in the Spring (3 months away).  Each week we will show the ‘how and why’ of Wyatt’s training techniques to progress this mare.  Most training videos only
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Kimberley Demonstrates the Aspects she concentrates on with a 2yo

If you would like some ideas for working your 2 year olds this video will be of interest to you.  In this two part series Kimberley explains the dry work she likes to have before working cattle then demonstrates how she likes to position her horse respective to the beast.  She also emphasises the elements of
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Kimberley talks about position and timing and her theory around working from the hip to the head

Kimberley has a unique yard style which is not only effective but also produces consistently high yard scores.  Two key focus areas she has include position and timing and working from the hip to the head.  Kimberley is very good at maintaining her position and staying in time which is always paramount particularly on tougher
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Creating Room and Locking the Hip – Putting it all into Practice

What is Mark up to with his hands and feet when training?  A fair bit of it has to do with creating room, between his horse and the beast and locking the hip, then loading up, to obtain the correct turnaround.  Watch this series to understand more about how each of these techniques can improve your
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Phil Dawson instructs Anna on a Gelding who has a Cutting Foundation

When Anna mentioned that she was getting some assistance from Phil we were curious about what he may offer a campdrafter.  To satisfy our curiosity we jumped in the truck and tagged along with Anna and her gelding ‘Star Bar’ to Phil’s place.  Anna has just got her gelding in before she starts a run
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Ben Tapp Canter’s oblongs

Why, I here you ask?  To emulate his attacking course riding style.  You may have noted that the majority of the leadingtrainers and competitors don’t just canter circles as nice neat circles are rarely achieved whilst campdrafting.  With this exercise Ben is specifically looking to ensure that his horses can accelerate and then check at
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Mat Holz checks the foundation on a 6 year old gelding then works him on cattle

This is a great example of Mat’s motto: ‘Take the time it takes…… and it takes less time’.  There’s no big stops or flashy turns in this video series nor does Mat intend there to be.  Prior to working cattle Mat gets this gelding to ‘come back to him’ with some one rein stops then checks he
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Mat Holz works on some basics with a green mare

In this video Mat works a green mare that is not long broken in.  There are some great tips in this video particularly for green horses that are a little unsure of what they’re being asked.  Mat has specific aids to get the horse out of their bind and show them what he is looking for.
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Steven Hart’s essential fundamentals: The building blocks for his horses

Steven has a series of dry work exercises that he does with all of his horses regardless of their age, training or experience.  He uses these exercises to say ‘thank you or sorry’ to his horses.  What does that mean? When we’re drafting we ask a lot of our horses;  On occasions some of the things
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Training Videos