101 Dressage Exercises for Horse & Rider

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Dressage, the equestrian practice in which a horse makes highly precise movements in response to barely perceptible signals from the rider, has taken hold of America’s equestrians. Participation rates have risen by 200 percent over the past twenty years, as baby-boomer riders have discovered dressage to be less strenuous and dangerous than jumping, yet offering the satisfaction of mastering techniques and the opportunity to compete and advance to higher levels of achievement.

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Overview

Dressage, the equestrian practice in which a horse makes highly precise movements in response to barely perceptible signals from the rider, has taken hold of America’s equestrians. Participation rates have risen by 200 percent over the past twenty years, as baby-boomer riders have discovered dressage to be less strenuous and dangerous than jumping, yet offering the satisfaction of mastering techniques and the opportunity to compete and advance to higher levels of achievement.

101 Dressage Exercises for Horse & Rider, presented in Storey’s highly visual “Read & Ride” format, features a full arena diagram and stepby- step instructions for each exercise. The exercises address all levels of riders, starting with the basics and moving up to maneuvers developed by members of the U.S. Olympic team. Training tips and masterly guidance make this an indispensable reference for all dressage riders. Even Western riders interested in enhancing their performance will find these foundational exercises useful.

Dressage riders are information-hungry readers, often referred to as “the thinking horsemen.” This book’s sturdy format, combbound and drilled so it can be hung on a ringside post, will appeal to these reading riders, whether in or out of the saddle.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580175951
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 7/1/2005
  • Edition description: Spiral
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 276,718
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.50 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Jec Ballou is the author of 101 Dressage Exercises for Horse and Rider and Equine Fitness. She is a national advisor to the Western Dressage Association of America and helped to write the current rules for the sport. She teaches clinics and promotes Western Dressage across the Unites States. She lives in Santa Cruz, California.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2006

    good dressage exercises, but that is all

    I was a little disapointed when I purchased this book. I thought it would include how to perform the exercises it suggests, such as half-pass, but all it did was tell which way to ride the exercises and gave an overall diagram. It was good if you only want specific exercises to do, but not if you do not already know how to ride certain movements. I would really rate it a 3.5 not a 3.

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  • Posted August 11, 2011

    Great

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  • Posted March 13, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Can't afford a personal professional trainer? This book is a great tool.

    The exercises in this book are a great tool in assisting in at home lessons without the aid of a personal or professional trainer.

    The detailed diagrams for the exact movements are well done and accurate. However, I do not believe that this book alone will get you to Grand Prix competition.

    I have been using this book steadily since I purchased it a few weeks ago. Setting up the dressage arena, and cavalettis using the diagrams has been very helpful. I do, however, take professional instruction once a month and my trainer guides me in which exercises are appropriate for both me and my horse. If your horse is not ready, some of the exercises will be too difficult for your horse and either the horse or both of you could get hurt. Always use caution and know your horse.

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    Posted December 11, 2010

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