Bridges to Success
Phase 1: Tasks
7 Games Goals
Find your horse's itchy spot
Stand in zone 5 and swing your Stick and String from one side to the other.
Hold the halter at the snap, back 10 steps in a straight line
Hold the halter at the snap and back your horse in a figure 8 around 2 barrels.
Standing in Zone 3, drive your horse forwards and play Touch It with at least 4 objects. Change sides after 2, without stopping!
Drive your horse backwards in a figure 8 – at liberty.
Stand still and back your horse 5 steps and bring him forward 3.
Do 4 YoYo’s from zone 3, without moving your feet - with your horse next to the fence.
Do 4 laps without breaking gait - you relaxed, truly in neutral. (12’ line).
On the circle, Disengage after half a lap - Stop (don’t come in) - Go the other way. Do four of them. If it’s easy at a trot, try it at a canter
Stand in front of your horse and drive him sideways over a pole – right and left.
On a 22’ Line – go sideways fast for about 50 feet. Stop and immediately relax. (Your horse should be moving at trot or canter with their body at about a 45 degree angle, straight as possible from nose to tail.)
Back your horse through two barrels place 4-5’ apart
Send your horse over a single barrel (horizontal or vertical), on a 12’ or 22’ line. Send your horse into the trailer at a trot or canter (22’ or 45’ line)
Printable Chart of the Tasks above
Created by Camille Bergeron
For even more tasks per level, check out the Self Assessment Checklists
On Line Self Assessment Checklist
Liberty Self Assessment Checklist
Molly Sanders - 3 Star Parelli Instructor