As an infant I held Garrett Eigenhuis and bounced him for quite some time to get him to sleep. When he was a three year old, I remember him dashing across the front yard and wrapping his arms around my legs when I arrived at his home. Now at seventeen and 6’1” tall and a Parelli Foundation scholarship recipient, his love and deep passion for horses and the Parelli method of natural horsemanship has ignited in me a like passion…a passion I never knew I had.
Watch Zoe As She Develops!
5* Licensed Parelli Master Instructor Dave Ellis is monitoring Zoe as she progresses in her development. 3* Licensed Parelli Professional Jerilyn Caldwell will be partnering with Zoe to do the following tasks. As each task is completed, a video link will appear to the right of the tasks for you to see. These tasks have been approved by Pat Parelli and will take several months to complete.
|Show 7 games with just a few steps.||Seven Games Video|
|With 22’ line yo-yo horse to leather popper.||YoYo 22ft. Line Video|
|With 22’ line play Circling Game at trot with 3 changes of direction without losing trot.||Circle Game 22ft. Line Video|
|With 22’ line show sideways 7 strides both directions.||Sideways Game 22ft. Line Video|
|Ride bareback with halter and Savvy String, walk, trot, and lope; then down to a backup. String on both sides.||Bareback with Halter and Savvy String Video|
|Saddle from Indian side with lead line on ground.||Saddle From Off Side Video|
|Bridle horse from knees.||Bridle Horse From Knees - Video|
|Mount from a fence.||Mount From a Fence - Video|
|Show indirect to direct rein in a smooth, flowing motion going from trot down to walk and then trotting out.||Indirect to Direct Rein - Video|
|Ride from halt up to a trot then canter on loose rein, stopping from canter with one rein.||Walk, trot, canter - Video|
|Trot toward camera in a straight line coming down to a stop and then backup maintaining a straight line.||Trot, stop, backup - Video|
|Ride sideways towards the camera showing both directions.||Sideways Under Saddle - Video|
|Canter along the fence and use a Carrot Stick to make downward transitions along the fence to a backup, both directions.||Canter to Backup - Video|
|With a casual rein, show three simple lead changes.||Simple Changes - Video|
|Show 3 trotting yo-yo maneuvers, casual rein through 9-step backup.||Trotting Yo-Yo Maneuvers - Video|
|Show ½ turn on forehand followed by full turn on haunches with minimal movement on axis.||Turn on Hindquarter and Forequarter - Video|
|Open and then close a gate.||Open and Close Gate - Video|
|Show cantering Clover Leaf one full revolution both directions, stopping at “X”.||Cloverleaf - Video|
|On a large circle transition from halt to trot to lope and then down to trot to walk to backup each with minimum of 5 strides staying on the circle.||Transitions on a Circle - Video|
|Unsaddle horse in open area, walk away with the saddle and put on fence or a saddle rack.||Unsaddle in an Open Area - Video|