Part One – Demonstrate methods to introduce a new horse to the garrocha for the first time in a way that is safe for both horse and rider. Including pick up and drop off of the garrocha in the barrel and collection of the ring, for the working equitation obstacle phase. Developing a horse that is calm and relaxed about the rider carrying and working with the garrocha.
Part Two – Demonstrate correct techniques to train with the garrocha on an experienced working equitation horse for smooth pick up and drop off of the garrocha in the barrel for working equitation competition. Developing the skill for the rider to be able to do this at collected canter and at speed safely and accurately