The Spanish Vaquero Clinic (2018)

Watch over 7 hours of video lessons by Jeff Sanders from his horsemanship clinic in Cordoba, Spain.

Join Jeff Sanders at his two day horsemanship clinic in Cordoba, Spain, from anywhere in the world with this in-depth step-by-step footage recorded by the award-winning Grey Pony Films.

Enjoy over 7 hours of video lessons by Jeff Sanders, who works with three riders, and explains many manouvres on his own horses live at the clinic. This online clinic is suitable for riders who wish to progress their knowledge and expertise of the Vaquero tradition. It includes many theory and riding sessions, covering the following topics:



  • USA horsemanship traditions
  • The California Vaquero tradition
  • Bio-mechanics and working in collection
  • The importance of bit fitting correctly
  • Developing a hackamore horse
  • How to choose and fit a hackamore correctly
  • How to tie the hackamore
  • Establishing a relationship with your horse
  • Saddle styles, bio-mechanics and kissing spines
  • The dangers of the forwards / down method
  • How different bits act on the horse's mouth and tongue
  • The bridle, spade bits and the two rein
  • Future goals and how to avoid dead end techniques
  • The development of dressage from war riding
  • Hand position while riding


  • Groundwork and rollback
  • Backup
  • Rein handling
  • 3 and 4 track shoulder in and out
  • How to change bend and direction
  • Halt and rollback
  • Hindquarters in and out
  • Half pass
  • Ponying with another horse
  • Demo with Jeff's two horses
  • How to sit the trot
  • Rider's posture
  • Lunchtime entertainment
  • Rider awareness
  • Advanced engagement fixing
  • Piaffe
  • Spanish walk


  • This online course can be viewed on any computer or mobile device with an internet connection, from anywhere in the world. You can watch this course as many times as you like.

Your Instructor

Jeff Sanders
Jeff Sanders

Jeff Sanders was born in Merced California and raised on the Central Coast, right in the heart of Vaquero country. Jeff is a 6th generation Californian. He is one of very few teaching the California Vaquero style of horsemanship who was raised in the traditions and is truly a Californio himself.

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