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STUNTS - Level 1: October 27th - 29th


  • Ended
  • 1,500 US dollars
  • A Tad Western Action Academy

Service Description

Join our 3-day clinic to help you gain a fundamental, film-oriented horse-riding education and a ground-work western action fight knowledge. This course is meant for people with all levels of horse experience, as there will be things taught that can only be learned from years of experience with horses on set. You will be learning some of the same techniques and skills we have taught to the many actors that have come to us for some of Hollywood’s top horse action sequences.

Cancellation Policy

This 3-day Course is focused on providing a foundational understanding of film-oriented horse riding, basic western action fighting, and the handling of fake period weapons. Some of the topics we will cover as a class will be: + Tack education and safety. + How to verify your gear before stepping onto your horse. + Proper mounting and dismounting. + Reign management + The basics of neck and plow reigning. + Discussion of leads. + Hitting a mark. + Setting yourself up for successful landings. + Setting yourself up for successful exits + Changing gates. + How to use your voice to work with your horse. + Fundamental western fight techniques. + How to make your action sell on camera. + Fighting for angles. + The basic prop gun safety protocols. + How to handle a prop weapon on set. + Navigating a sword while riding. And that is just to get us started… For the course, we’d like for you to wear: + Cowboy boots, or other close-toed, riding-appropriate footwear + Jeans + Long sleeve shirt We will provide you with your own helmet and safety vest for the duration of the course. ***A Tad Western Action Academy Inc. does not issue refunds for deposits or classes. We will happily reschedule a class for a later date as long as at least 48 hours notice is given.***

Contact Details

  • 32901 Agua Dulce Canyon Road, Agua Dulce, CA 91390, USA

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