Whether you have the chance to attend one of 100x World Champion, Mark Shaffer’s, worldwide clinics in the upcoming year or not, these tools will prove effective in the training of your performance horse and we can’t wait for them to make the perfect holiday gifts!
Before digging into the most highly recommended tools and supplies, it’s important to note that they prove most effective working alongside Mark Shaffer’s professional training curriculum. By watching his video series and working through the “Theory Book,” you will be better prepared to use specialty tack with multiple exercises and new techniques.
These educational materials are especially beneficial if you’re unable to attend one of Mark Shaffer’s worldwide clinics in person or would prefer to join as a spectator. There is much to gain from digging into discussions about theory, and watching other riders apply the methods! Below are Mark’s recommended wish list items if you’re ready to bring your horse to the next level while learning how to apply his training methods:
These videos are available on DVD or via virtual streaming, and will introduce methods to improve both the rider and horse’s ability to problem solve during the education process.
The Pro Series Videos start with the selection process covering all aspects of your prospective horse- Confirmation, Movement, Breeding, Disposition and Soundness. He then will take your prospect on a timeline from the all important ground work, to the first 30 days of riding and finishing at the 90 day period. This DVD is applicable to all riding disciplines.
The 2020 Theory Book includes 84 pages of easy to implement knowledge. Mark Shaffer’s experience is recorded on each page though techniques and exercises, sure to improve any level of horse.
Mark Shaffer has expertly assessed the purpose behind each Mechanics N Motion headstall and bit option, and for those of you riders looking to advance your mid to late age horses, he has two specific gear recommendations. As you attend a clinic with Mark, or simply follow along with his videos and book teachings, these sets are must haves.
For experienced riders working with a young horse (between the ages of late yearling to late 2 year old), your must haves list is a bit longer as it includes additional training tools that are necessary for the success of your inexperienced horses. Each of the tools recommended below will assist with your training journey, and be explained in depth while following his educational curriculum.
Owning these tools while digging into Mark’s educational materials or prior to attending an in person clinic with him will enhance your experience greatly. The Video Series’ and Theory Book will build a knowledgeable foundation of Mark’s training methods, and help you advance your horse’s natural abilities. By owning the gear, headstall and bit combination that Mark recommended for your horse’s experience level, you’ll be setting your horse up for success while training them alongside new experiences and techniques.
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