(January 2020) Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) has expanded its educational offerings on its YouTube channel again. These free resources are great for all ages and experience level to watch and expand their knowledge and while keeping a focus on safety. Viewers can watch all the videos, which cover a variety of topics and range from three to 15 minutes in length by clicking on the links below.
The newest additions cover the following topics:
- Lunging the Horse Safely with CHA President Tammi Gainer
- How to Safely Hitch a Horse with Ellen Taylor from the Harness Horse Youth Foundation
- The Horse’s Digestive Tract with CHA Instructor and board member Susan Garside
- Sample Lesson: Simple Change of Lead with CHA Certifier Cheryl West
Past topics covered include Sample Lesson: First Trot, Lengthening and Shortening Horse’s Strides, Truck and Trailer Safety Check, Showmanship Tips, How to Pony a Horse Safely, How to Fit a Rope Halter, and much more.
CHA encourages the horse industry and the public to use these free videos and to embed them on their websites for their clients. CHA’s videos are created with the goals of helping to spread the CHA’s mission of safe, effective, and fun horsemanship.
CHA Instructors Change Lives Through Safe Experiences with Horses. The purpose of CHA is to promote excellence in safety and education for the benefit of the horse industry. CHA certifies instructors and trail guides, accredits equestrian facilities, publishes educational manuals, produces educational horsemanship DVDs and Horsemanship Safety shorts, and hosts regional and international conferences. For more information on the largest certifying body of riding instructors and barn managers in North America, Certified Horsemanship Association, please visit www.CHA.horse or call 859-259-3399. To find a certified horseback riding instructor or accredited equine facility near you, visit www.CHA.horse.