Begin the Dance Academy Video Library

Use this list to help you search for videos in the Online Training Group. This will be updated regularly. If you have any problems finding the videos or need help please email me at: beginthedance@gmail.com

TRICK TRAINING
Spanish Walk #1 {Training Captain - Day One}
Spanish Walk #2 {Training Captain - Day Two}
Spanish Walk #3 {Discussing Verbal Cues after Performance at Healing Through Horses Expo with Douwe}
Spanish Walk #4 {Transferring the Aids Under Saddle - Training Captain - Day Three}
Spanish Walk #5 {Begin Asking the Horse to Move Forward - Training Captain - Day Five}
Spanish Walk #6 {Variation Using the Same Lifting Leg - Training Captain - Day Five part 2}
Spanish Walk #7 {Developing Patience and Control with Rovandio}
Spanish Walk #8 {Problem Solving with a Horse That Anticipates and Strikes at You}
Spanish Walk #9 {Catherine Learns How to Ask for Spanish Walk on Rovandio}
Cross-Over Step #1 {Teaching Pepper How to Cross His Front Legs - Day One}
Cross-Over Step #2 {Pepper Crosses His Front Legs at Liberty}
Cross-Over Step #3 {First Day Teaching Retto the Cross-Over Step}
Pick Up #1 {Teach Your Horse to Pick Up an Object - Day One}
Pick Up #2 {Teaching Joey to Pick Up - Problem Solving on First Day}
Smile #1 {Teach Your Horse How to Smile - Day One}
Smile #2 {Solution if Your Horse's Nose is Out of Reach}
Smile #3 {Solution if Your Horse Crowds Your Space}
Smile #4 {Teaching a Quarter Horse gelding to Smile at a Clinic}
Rear #1 {Discussion the Aids on the Ground and Using a Corner to Begin}
Rear #2 {Adding Energy to the Rear using Liberty Work on the  Rope Halter}
Vocal Cues #1 {Review of Vocal Cues to Use in Your Training}
Bow #1 {Teaching your Horse to Stretch for a Treat}
Bow #2 {Teaching Your Horse to Lift the Leg for a One-Legged Bow}
Bow #3 {Using a Hobble to Assist with the One-Legged Bow}
Bow #4 {How to Add a Whip Cue for the Stretching Bow}
Bow #5 {How to Transfer the Whip Cue for the One-Legged Bow} 
Pedestal #1 {What Type of Pedestal to Use and How to Begin}
Pedestal #2 {Incorporating the Pedestal into Your Liberty Training}
Pedestal #3 {How to Ask Your Horse to Get On With All Four Feet}
Pedestal #4 {How to Introduce Your Horse to the Round Pedestal}
Pedestal #5 {One Method to Help a Horse that "Hangs" a Hind Leg}
Lay Down #1 {Changing Douwe's Lay Down Cue for a Potential Movie}
Lay Down #2 {Using the “Stay” Cue to Improve the Lay Down}
Target Board #1 {First Day Teaching Your Horse to Target Train Using a Board}
Target Board #2 {Teach Your Horse how to "Stay" on the Target Board}
Target Board #3 {One Solution for a Horse that won't Stand Still on the Target Board}
Target Board #4 {Introducing new Horse to the Target Board at a recent Clinic}
Target Board #5 {First Day Teaching Dream to Stand on Target Board}
Target Board #6 {First Day Teaching Dream to Stay while Standing on the Target Board}
Kiss #1 {Teach Your Horse How to Give a Kiss - First Day with Rhetto}
Yes #1 {Begin Teaching Your Horse how to Say "Yes" and Round His Neck}
Head Down #1 {Teaching Head Down as a Basis for Bow and Long & Low}
Touch Training #1 {How to get Started with Touch Training - First Day with Rovandio}
Touch Training #2 {What if your Horse wants to Bite the Ball? - First Day with Douwe}
Touch Training #3 {Challenge your Horse to Increase Range of Motion for the "Touch"}

BRIDLELESS
Neckrope #1 {Demonstrating how to STOP with Douwe}
Neckrope #2 {Demonstrating how to TURN with Douwe}
Whip Steering #1 {How to Begin Riding Bridleless using Whip Steering}
Whip Steering #2 {How to Develop the Leg-Yield Bridleless using the Wall}

BITLESS
Basics #1 {Pros and Cons of the Dr. Cook Bitless Bridle}
Basics #2 {How to Adjust the Dr. Cook Bitless Bridle for your Horse} 

IN-HAND
Leg-Yield #1 {Aids for Yielding the Haunches with Douwe}
Leg-Yield #2 {Turning the Leg-Yield into a Pirouette with Douwe}
Leg-Yield #3 {Introduce the Zig-Zag Exercise}
Leg-Yield #4 {Solution for Horses that Get Stuck in the Shoulders}
Leg-Yield #5 {Using Leg-Yield to "Parallel Park" at the Mounting Block}
Yielding Haunches #6 {First Day Training Phanny to Yield Haunches with Problem Solving}
Yielding Haunches #7 {First Day Training Phanny to "Parallel Park" at the Mounting Block with Problem Solving}
Yielding Haunches #8 {Transfer the Parallel Park Exercise to Different Objects like a Pedestal}
Yielding Haunches #9 {Teaching Phanny to Yield the Haunches in Preparation for the Zig-Zag}
Yielding Haunches #10 {Use this Circle Imagery to Help Disengage the Haunches Correctly}
ReinBack Mirror Exercise #1 {Demonstrating Aids with Douwe}
Piaffe #1 {How to Setup for Piaffe with Rovandio}
Piaffe #2 {Demonstrating Reinback and Piaffe steps at the Healing Through Horses Expo with Douwe} 
Piaffe #3 {Variation for Large Horses and Riders with a Ground Person} 
Piaffe #4 {Introducing the First Trot Step and Problem Solving}
Piaffe #5 {Exercise to Improve Hind Leg Flexion for the Piaffe}
Equipment #1 {How to Tie Up Your Reins}
Stretches #1 {Basic Neck and Front Leg Stretches to Keep Your Horse Limber}
Stretches #2 {Belly Lift, Butt Tucks, and How to Check Your Horse's Back for Soreness}
Poll Release #1 {How to Ask Your Horse to Lower the Head for Relaxation}

LIBERTY
Rope Halter #1 {Basic Lunging Cues to Prepare for Liberty Work}
Rope Halter #2 {How to Tell if your Horse is Disengaging His Hind End Correctly Part One}
Rope Halter #3 {How to Tell if your Horse is Disengaging His Hind End Correctly Part Two}
Rope Halter #4 {Benefits and Reasons Why You Should Work your Horse on the Rope Halter}
Rope Halter #5 {How to Draw your Horse in to you for Liberty Work}
Rope Halter #6 {Schooling Changes of Direction, Canter, and Passage Steps on the Rope Halter with Tok}
Rope Halter #7 {How to Use Your Body to Slow the Horse - Schooling Shiloh}
Rope Halter #8 {How to Begin Using Two Whips to Prepare for Liberty Work}
Rope Halter #9 {First Day Teaching a Horse to Draw Towards You - Clinic at Brook Ledge Farm}
Rope Halter #10 {Working with a Mare that Counterbends and Rushes - Part One}
Basics #1 {How to Use Two Whips While Lunging Your Horse at Liberty} 
Drawing Them In #1 {Body Language Adapted to Your Horse - Draw the Front End}
Drawing Them In #2 {First Day Going Free in the Round Pen with Retto - Part One}
Drawing Them In #3 {First Day Going Free in the Round Pen with Retto - Part Two}
Combining Movements #1 {Playful Movement with Rein-Back and Posing Front Leg}
Advanced Movements #1 {Beginning to Add Front Leg Expression at Trot - First Day with Rovandio}

DRESSAGE TRAINING
Halfpass #1 {Exercise to Help with Impulsion}
Turn on the Haunches #1 {Discussing the Aids and Demonstrating Common Problems}
Using Your Whip #1 {Demonstrating How to Switch Your Whip Between Hands}
Improving Connection #1 {Discussion About Soft Elbows and Common Rider Problems}
Improving Connection #2 {How to Correct a Horse that Yanks on the Reins] - Coming this Week!
Rider Position #1 {How to Evaluate Your Body Conformation Related to Riding}
Rider Position #2 {How to Begin Riding without Stirrups at the Walk}
Rider Position #3 {How to Find your Seat Bones and Evaluate Asymmetry}
Rider Position #4 {Exercise to Help with Uneven Hands}
Free Walk #1 {Comments on Steering and Transition to Medium Walk} 
Free Walk #2 {What is Overstep in the Walk and How to Analyze your Horse's Stride}
Free Walk #3 {Improve the Timing of Your Seat to Energize the Walk}
Rein Back #1 {How to Use Diagonal Leg Aids for Rein Back}
Rein Back #2 {How to Straighten a Crooked Rein Back}
Rein Back #3 {How to Teach Rein Back Using a Ground Person}
Haunches-In #1 {Catherine Learns How to Ask for Haunches-In on Rovandio}
Posting Trot #1 {Use this Standing Exercise to Develop Correct Leg Position}
Equipment #1 {Reasons Why I Use the Micklem Bridle}
Equipment #2 {Benefits of Using a German Martingale to Help the Rider's Aids}
Bareback #1 {How to Choose a Bareback Pad and Get Started with your Horse}
Transitions #1 {Schooling Halts from the Walk with a Horse that tends to Brace}
Transitions #2 {Schooling Trot to Canter Transitions with a Horse that tends to Rush}
Trot Stretch #1 {How to Ride a Correct Stretch and Avoid Common Accuracy Mistakes}
Shoulder-In #1 {Demonstrating Correct Angle and Common Rider Mistakes}
Whorlology #1 {Do Your Horse's Whorls Represent Their Personality and Trainability?}

MUSICAL FREESTYLE
Plan & Prepare #1 {Overview of the Seven Phases of Freestyle Creation}
BPM #1 {How to Determine Your Horse’s Beats Per Minute}
Find Your Music #1 {Ideas to Help you Find Freestyle Music for Competition, Exhibition, or Schooling}
Choreography #1 {Choreography Basics - Review Two Methods to Get Started}
Edit Music #1 {Popular Music Editing Software to use for Freestyle}

MINDSET
Show Anxiety #1 {Discussion about "Choking" and Staying in the Moment}
Show Anxiety #2 {Why Visualization Might not be Working for You}

SANDRA SCHOOLING
Douwe at Liberty #1 {Combining Spanish Walk, Haunches-In, and Mirror Exercise}

BEHIND THE SCENES
Trip to Florida #1
Trip to Florida #2
Trip to Florida #3
Trip to Florida #4
Trip to Florida #5
Art Performance in Wellington #1
Art Performance in Wellington #2
Art Performance in Wellington #3
Art Performance in Wellington #4
Lay Down #1 {Changing Douwe's Lay Down Cue for a Potential Movie}
Movie Training #1 {Training Rovandio to Work with a Wheelchair}
Movie Training #2 {Practicing a Film Scene with Rovandio}
Movie Training #3 {Screen Test with Movie Producer}
Dressage Competition #1 {Judge's Commentary for Rovandio - Third Level Test 3}
Dressage Competition #2 {Judge's Commentary for Douwe - First Level Freestyle}
WEG 2018 #1 {Thank You and Dreams Do Come True}
WEG 2018 #2 {Vet Requirements & Deadlines for International Event}
WEG 2018 #3 {Magna Wave Treatments for Rovandio}
WEG 2018 #4 {Costume Updates}
WEG 2018 #5 {Issues Renting a U-Haul Trailer for my Van}
WEG 2018 #6 {Problem with Merchandise Becomes Happy Solution}
WEG 2018 #7 {Painting, Prep, and Packing}
WEG 2018 #8 {Summer Sores and Nose Injury Oh My!}
WEG 2018 #9 {Beginning the LONG Drive to North Carolina - Part One}
WEG 2018 #10 {Recap of our Long Day Driving - Part Two}
Hurricane Michael #1 {The Search for Gas}
Hurricane Michael - Hurricane Prep #2 {Clearing the Decks}