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“My common sense philosophy and my innovative methodology using proper timing, repetitions and by building muscle memory of the horse is the key to my equine education success; I do not believe in causing aggression to the horse to educate.”
Russ Krachun

The “True Grit” tour is a complete equine educational program that is delivered at various dates and locations. The program is designed to begin with the fundamental program and continues in sequence through seventeen programs that connect to each other taking you to advanced communications between you and your horse.

This is a very unique equine educational program that uses philosophy and methodology that is new to the equine industry.

The “True Grit” tour is equine education for people and their horses.  This innovative equine education uses philosophy and methodology that people and horses understand, resulting in successful relationships between both the horse and the human.

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Kozak Horsemanship True Grit Educational Program

Program 1 - Develop communication between the horse and the human using “Discover Horsemanship Philosophy & Methodology in the Round Pen” >>>

This first educational program involves Russ Krachun Kozak Horsemanship philosophy and fifteen steps of methodology by working in the round pen and is the foundation of the entire program. This program will lead and connect to all future programs of the “True Grit” educational tour. “Discover Horsemanship Philosophy & Methodology in the Round Pen is provided to you in three levels. Each level will cover five of the fifteen steps involved and will be scheduled in three separate tour dates.

Level One

Step # 1 – Teach your horse to go forward consistently in the left & right direction
Step # 2 – Extended Touch
Step # 3 – Teach your horse to stop and face you from the left & right direction
Step # 4 – Ask your horse to turn inside from the left & right direction
Step # 5 – Ask your horse to turn outside from the left & right direction

Level Two

Step # 6 – Ask your horse to turn inside and outside together
Step # 7 – Control fear in different speeds in the left & right direction
Step # 8 – First physical touch with hands on both sides up to the withers
Step # 9 – Build confidence with lariat on both sides up to the withers
Step # 10 – First pressure from the left and right direction

Level Three

Step # 11 – Build confidence to the hind end with lariat from the left & right direction
Step # 12 – First pressure to hind end from the left & right direction
Step # 13 – Whole body confidence and trust building with your hands
Step # 14 – Teach your horse to lead and build confidence with flag and bull whip
Step # 15 – Teach the horse to move different body parts using human body language

Program 2 - Develop Coordination and Balance of the horse using innovative fundamental methodology on the Lunge Line >>>

Step # 1 – Educate the horse to travel forward consistent in the left and right direction at the walk, trot and lope

Step # 2 – Educate the horse to travel forward consistently in the left and right direction at the walk, trot and lope

Step # 3 – Educate the horse to stop, stand still and face you from the walk trot and lope

Step # 4 – Educate the horse to travel forward at the walk, trot and lope and give to the pressure, stop and stand still

Step # 5 – Educate the horse to change direction by travelling forward at the walk, trot and lope by giving to the pressure when the horseman is staying still

Step # 6 – Educate the horse to change direction by travelling forward at the walk, trot and lope by giving to the pressure when the horseman is walking around the arena with the horse

Step # 7 – Educate the horse to change direction by travelling forward at the walk, trot and lope by using turn inside

Step # 8 – Educate the horse to disengage the hindquarters with the horsemanship rope while standing still.

Step # 9 – Educate the horse to disengage the hindquarters by travelling forward with the horsemanship rope and educate the horse to continue to travel forward after disengaging the hindquarters.

Step # 10 – Educate the horse to travel in serpentines and change direction at the walk and the trot

Step # 11 – Educate the horse to travel forward at the walk, trot and lope and educate the horse to accept extended touch with the horsemanship rope

Step # 12 – Educate the horse to travel forward at the walk and trot and educate the horse to accept extended touch with the horseman’s hands

These steps may be mixed together in order to graduate your horse to more advanced level.

 

  • Program 3 – Develop confidence, trust and solid minds in the horse by using fundamental methodology on the ground
  • Program 4 – Develop co-ordination and balance in the horse using fundamental methodology in the bridle on the ground
  • Program 5 – Foundation guiding methodology under saddle
  • Program 6 – Develop confidence in the horse and the rider while riding in groups using innovative methodology
  • Program 7 – Develop confidence and solid minds for both horse and rider while on the trail using innovative methodology
  • Program 8 – Develop the horse neck muscle and softness at the poll while under saddle
  • Program 9 – Develop co-ordination and balance in the hindquarters of the horse while under saddle
  • Program 10 – Develop co-ordination in both the left and right shoulders of the horse
  • Program 11 – Develop flexibility and co-ordination in the rib cage of the horse on both sides
  • Program 12 – Methodology to educate the horse to be co-ordinated in both the left and right leads at the walk, trot and lope
  • Program 13 – Advanced guiding methodology
  • Program 14 – Advanced back-up methodology to develop co-ordination in the horse
  • Program 15 – Speed control methodology that develop balance and co-ordination at the walk, trot and lope
  • Program 16 – Side pass methodology that develop co-ordination in both the left and right sides of the horse
  • Program 17 – Leads and lead changes using methodology to develop co-ordination in both left and right sides of the horse s body at the walk, trot and lope

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TRUE GRIT PROGRAM SCHEDULE & TICKETS

04nov(nov 4)9:00 am05(nov 5)9:00 amLevel Three of Program # 1, Discover Horsemanship Philosophy & Methodology in the Round Pen

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