The All-Around Horse and Rider

The All-Around Horse and Rider

Author: Donna Snyder-Smith

Publisher: Turner Publishing Company

Published: 2008-05-05

Total Pages: 269

ISBN-13: 0470354364

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Cinch today's top new riding techniques In the past twenty-five years, a number of major innovations in horse handling have gained acceptance in the global community. Now Howell presents a one-stop resource for amateur adult riders to help them understand the new approaches and implement them to achieve fast results. Written by renowned professional riding instructor Donna Snyder-Smith, The All-Around Horse and Rider is the first equestrian book to offer a precise road map to utilizing the new innovations in training. This unique book explains the basic lessons the all-around rider must master, showing how to set realistic equestrian goals and adopt the methods that best enable the horse to do his job. Snyder-Smith gets to the heart of "correct" riding, helping the rider harmonize with a horse's movements while translating acquired skills to a wide variety of disciplines. * Covers the latest innovations in horse handling, including rider body awareness, equine movement awareness, and round-pen work * Demostrates how the innovations and training methods inter-relate -- and how to combine them effectively * Reveals how to increase the strength and endurance of both horse and rider * Explains the different competitions and who is best suited to compete * Shares inspiring, real-life experiences of all-around horses and their riders * Identifies when to ask for help-and how to find it


The Ultimate Book of the Horse and Rider

The Ultimate Book of the Horse and Rider

Author: Judith Draper

Publisher: Lorenz Books

Published: 2014-08

Total Pages: 512

ISBN-13: 9780754830351

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"Previously published as separate volumes, The book of Horses and Horse Care, The Practical Rider's Handbook and Saddlery and Horse Equipment."--Title page verso.


Riding Logic

Riding Logic

Author: Wilhelm Museler

Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books

Published: 2021-04-01

Total Pages: 325

ISBN-13: 1646011015

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Out of print for more than 20 years, this classic book on equitation introduces and explains the art of riding. Updated with all new color photography of contemporary riders and horses, it includes details on training the rider, schooling the horse, cross-country riding, dressage exercises, and jumping techniques. It expertly provides a wealth of practical knowledge and experience and concisely lays down rules and guidelines that are as applicable today as when the book was written more than 70 years ago. Beginners and experts alike will find the instructions easy to follow and will benefit from the essential theoretical background provided here but so often overlooked in modern riding.


Rider and Horse Back-To-Back

Rider and Horse Back-To-Back

Author: Susanne von Dietze

Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited

Published: 2011

Total Pages: 184

ISBN-13: 9780851319889

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Geared at acheiving a healthier experience for both rider and horse, this guide to the rider's position focuses on the back and its importance in riding techniques.


Schooling and Riding the Sport Horse

Schooling and Riding the Sport Horse

Author: Paul D. Cronin

Publisher: University of Virginia Press

Published: 2004

Total Pages: 324

ISBN-13: 9780813922874

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The director of the riding program at Sweet Briar College for more than 30 years, Cronin is a well-known and highly respected trainer and riding instructor. Here he presents a clear and practical guide to getting the most out of a horse in a humane and sensitive way.


The Complete Training of Horse and Rider

The Complete Training of Horse and Rider

Author: Alois Podhajsky

Publisher: Doubleday

Published: 2013-06-05

Total Pages: 385

ISBN-13: 0307830543

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For over a quarter of a century, Colonel Alois Podhajsky was the Director of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, home of the famous white Lipizzaner stallions whose remarkable performances have thrilled audiences throughout the world. Now for the first time, Col. Podhajsky has set forth explicitly and in practical, instructive fashion the step-by-step methods of training both horse and rider that are used at the School and that are the applicable foundations of all good horsemanship, for their purpose is to develop the natural abilities of the horse and to make riding a graceful, pleasurable experience.


Quarter Horse Kids

Quarter Horse Kids

Author: Jill Thomas

Publisher: Goldenrod Publishing

Published: 2021-12-22

Total Pages: 84

ISBN-13:

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Ever wonder what it's like to show your horse around the country? Meet 12-year-old Briella and her horse, Wyatt, and join them as they practice, prepare for and compete regionally and nationally on the American Quarter Horse Association show circuit as an all-around team. This behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to be successful and all the fun and excitement of large horse shows is sure to be inspiring and educational as Briella and Wyatt navigate the ups and downs of competition.


Confessions of a Timid Rider

Confessions of a Timid Rider

Author: Heather Wallace

Publisher: Lulu.com

Published: 2018-06-04

Total Pages: 164

ISBN-13: 9781387812899

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A memoir detailing a woman's insights about being an anxiety-ridden but passionate equestrian. After returning to riding as a mother, she is determined to follow her dreams despite the fear she is somehow lacking in talent or ability. An in-depth look into the heart and head of a returning adult equestrian, this message is not limited only those with horse experience. In fact, Confessions of a Timid Rider is the perfect book to read for anyone whom even for a moment questions their value in their designated profession or life choice. This book will inspire you to pursue your dreams despite the inner voice that says you arenÕt good enough.


There are No Problem Horses, Only Problem Riders

There are No Problem Horses, Only Problem Riders

Author: Mary Twelveponies

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2001

Total Pages: 260

ISBN-13: 9780618127504

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Discusses the behavior of horses, describes the basic methods for training horses, and recommends solutions for common difficulties with controlling and handling horses.


I Can Be a Horse Rider (Barbie)

I Can Be a Horse Rider (Barbie)

Author: Mary Man-Kong

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Published: 2012-01-10

Total Pages: 32

ISBN-13: 0307977331

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Barbie has learned all about being a pet vet, a ballerina, a teacher—and now she can be a horse rider, too! Girls ages 4 to 6 love horses, and they will love reading about Barbie as she learns what it takes to be a riding champion in this Step 1 reader.