50 5-Minute Fixes to Improve Your Riding: Simple Solutions for Better Position and Performance in No Time

50 5-Minute Fixes to Improve Your Riding: Simple Solutions for Better Position and Performance in No Time

by Wendy Murdoch
     
 

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5 minutes a day is all the time you need to achieve: • Better balance in the saddle • Improved body control from head to toe • Increased influence with your seat • Flawless leg position and subtle aiding • Quieter, softer hands and contact your horse can trust • Less physical stiffness, tension, and riding-related pain •…  See more details below

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5 minutes a day is all the time you need to achieve: • Better balance in the saddle • Improved body control from head to toe • Increased influence with your seat • Flawless leg position and subtle aiding • Quieter, softer hands and contact your horse can trust • Less physical stiffness, tension, and riding-related pain • Confidence in your ability to communicate with your horse! PLUS, in just 5 minutes you can improve a horse that's: • Unwilling to go forward or "dead" to the leg • Hollow-backed, high-headed, or above the bit • Heavy on the forehand and unbalanced • A chronic "puller," "leaner," or "head-tosser"! Start or end your riding sessions with Wendy Murdoch's 5-Minute Fixes, and you'll be amazed how quickly you can replace old habits with new ones, get out of your "riding rut," and transform what you can't do into what you can do…naturally, capably, comfortably, and consistently alongside a happy riding partner—your horse.

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"If you've got five minutes to spare in your day, then Wendy Murdoch can show you 50 ways to fine-tune your riding skills . . . The book scores bonus points for its pleasing layout, full of four-color photos to illustrate each exercise."  —Horsemen's Yankee Pedlar

"There are 50 fixes divided into body areas for quick reference. . . . The fixes begin with balancing your head and become more and more challenging as they continue to the back of the book. Excellent photos leave no doubt as to how to do it. This is really good stuff." —Dressage Today (February 2013)

Horsemen's Yankee Pedlar
If you've got five minutes to spare in your day, then Wendy Murdoch can show you 50 ways to fine-tune your riding skills. . . . The book scores bonus points for its pleasing layout, full of four-color photos to illustrate each exercise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570764554
Publisher:
Trafalgar Square
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
407,723
Product dimensions:
8.74(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.73(d)

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From the Publisher

"If you've got five minutes to spare in your day, then Wendy Murdoch can show you 50 ways to fine-tune your riding skills . . . The book scores bonus points for its pleasing layout, full of four-color photos to illustrate each exercise."  —Horsemen's Yankee Pedlar

"There are 50 fixes divided into body areas for quick reference. . . . The fixes begin with balancing your head and become more and more challenging as they continue to the back of the book. Excellent photos leave no doubt as to how to do it. This is really good stuff." —Dressage Today (February 2013)

Meet the Author


Wendy Murdoch is a riding instructor who is trained in the Centered Riding technique and a writer. She is the author of several books, including "Simplify Your Riding," the creator of the DVD set "Ride Like a Natural," and a contributor to numerous publications such as "EQUUS," "NRHA Reiner," "Practical Horseman," and "USDF Connection." She lives in Washington, Virginia.

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