Live stream preview

Watch this video and more on Equestrian+

Watch this video and more on Equestrian+

Start your free trial

Already subscribed? Sign in


Novice Cross Country - Part 4

7m 28s

Up Next in Cross-Country

  • Novice Cross Country - Part 3

    Part 3: Bruce supports a rider who gets wound up as the fences push a little higher than he's been used to. He coaches him to relax and breathe, and not be intimidated by the lesson and by the horse getting a little strong into the bigger fences. He supports him with his brave mare, an they work ...

  • Novice Cross Country - Part 2

    Part 2: Bruce works with the riders at the water. When one horse canters right off the edge without looking and trips into the water, he creates a teachable moment. He encourages the rider to soften the reins and let the horse look at what she's doing, as this is critical for safety, especially i...

  • Novice Cross Country - Part 1

    Part 1: The rider warms up over some of the small cross country fences. Bruce coaches them to avoid water skiing. The mare lets the rider lean on the contact, but Bruce notes that she's avoiding balancing herself in doing this. He advises the rider not to abandon her, but coax her to soften and b...