Introduction to Gaited Horse Dressage provides dressage education for all gaited horse enthusiasts. The in-depth DVD focuses upon information that will keep horses gaiting soundly and comfortably into their teens and twenties. From the trail ride to the show ring, Gary presents information on how dressage for gaited horses is beneficial to all types of riding.
Finding purity of gait, bitting, equine dentistry, correct saddle fit, and proper shoeing are discussed as are pointers on developing the top line of the gaited horse. In the video, Gary rides through a practice dressage lesson giving viewers unfamiliar with dressage a taste of the training exercises valuable to the gaited horse.
Gary created the DVD because his many years of dressage experience have proven to be highly beneficial in developing smooth and comfortable gaits for all ages and breeds of gaited horses including Tennessee Walking Horses, Mountain Horses, Missouri Fox Trotting Horses, Paso Finos, Peruvians, Icelandics, Gaited Mules and many more.
About Gary Lane
Gary Lane retired in 2008 as a Detective with the Kentucky State Police. He has served in the National Guard for 20 years teaching leadership skills at the Kentucky Military Academy. Captain Gary Lane commanded a Military police company in the 1991 Gulf War. His passion, however, is training gaited horses and teaching people to train their own horses. He has shown and trained gaited horses extensively over the years for World Class Championships. He is also the recipient of the Phoenix Award of honor in recognition of sound training practices and rehabilitation of abused Tennessee Walking Horses. Teach a person to train a horse you have trained a leader. Gary is a certified Natural Horsemanship Clinician and adapts that training, as well as Dressage exercises, to enhance the gaits of all gaited horses. Gary believes that something an be learned from all horse disciplines.