Training a Green Horse
Objective: To recognize a member's ability to safely and effectively work towards goals with a green horse.
Members are to set goals including at least one groundwork goal and two riding goals. Once goals are achieved, they are to be demonstrated to the badge person. There is a mandatory one-month time lag to encourage setting challenging, yet attainable goals.
Examples of goals:
Groundwork goals can include things such as:
-teaching the green horse to load
-teaching the green horse to lead including walk, trot, and halt in hand
Riding goals can include:
- canter under saddle
- compete in first show
- jump small stadium course