Path of the Horseman - Objective 10


Objective 10

Tacking Up

Dos and don’ts

Saddle fit


Horse’s comfort and confidence

Approach and retreat

Cinch 3xs

Tacking order

Half Mount/Full Mount/Dismounts

Lateral flexion

Half mount

Stand 1 minute, flex, then back up



Leg yields



Really focus on physical pressure from the ground this week making sure to place your hands where your feet will be when riding. Look for lightness! Study up on the different types of bits and bridles available and what their purposes are. Bring pictures and info. Next session!


Look up the different types of saddles and the parts of a saddle on the internet or books. What type of saddle do you like most? Learn them and bring pictures with you to the next session.