Mike Bridges is an internationally known clinician and bridle horseman in the California Vaquero Style with more than fifty years of making his living on the back of a horse. Here he shares his vast experience and knowledge in a beautiful coffee table style book, as well as interesting informative videos.
The Art of Making a California-Style Vaquero Bridle Horse
This hard bound, coffee table style book, with its full color dust jacket and gold foil lettering on the cover, is as beautiful as it is useful. Its 185 pages are chock full of photos and content, well organized and highly detailed. In his eloquent introduction to the book, Ernie Morris writes, “Mike has done an outstanding job in putting all of this down for others to learn and enjoy. He has made a great contribution to the horse world. This book should be in every horseman’s library.”
Understanding the Hackamore
Mike’s vast experience using the hackamore in the California Vaquero style is clearly evident in this two DVD set.
- Running time is approx. 1 hr. 39 min. for DVD 1, 1 hr. 7 min. for DVD 2
Bridle Course – California Style of Bridling
The true California Style Vaquero Bridle horse is a thing of beauty – a living, functional art form. In this two volume set Mike shares his knowledge learned from studying the masters, and from his own experience, gained from more than 170,000 miles ridden.
- Running time is approx. 1 hr. 22 min. for DVD 1, 1 hr. 40 min. for DVD 2.
Refinement in movement is the ultimate goal of the horseman. If you are looking for instruction on how to help your horse produce that movement, with the ultimate goal of higher performance, this video is for you.
- Running time is approx. 1 hr. 47 min.
- DVD Format
Mike Bridges | DVD Value Pack
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