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}
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}
Lay Down #1 {Changing Douwe's Lay Down Cue for a Potential Movie}
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}
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}

BRIDLELESS
Neckrope #1 {Demonstrating how to STOP with Douwe}
Neckrope #2 {Demonstrating how to TURN with Douwe}

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}
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}
Basics #1 {How to Use Two Whips While Lunging Your Horse at Liberty} 

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}
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}
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}
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}

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}