Better Than Bombproof: New Ways to Make Your Horse a Solid Citizen and Keep You Safe on the Ground, in the Arena, and on the Trail

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In order to avoid risking life and limb when the unexpected strikes, this definitive follow-up manual provides further in-depth instructions on how to "bombproof" horses. This method of training works for any number of unexpected incidents and unusual terrain, such as backfiring cars, speeding motorcycles, floating plastic bags, and crossing water and ditches. After reviewing the techniques from the first volume, this guide simplifies an array of new challenges: behavior problems, trailer loading, navigating ...
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Overview


In order to avoid risking life and limb when the unexpected strikes, this definitive follow-up manual provides further in-depth instructions on how to "bombproof" horses. This method of training works for any number of unexpected incidents and unusual terrain, such as backfiring cars, speeding motorcycles, floating plastic bags, and crossing water and ditches. After reviewing the techniques from the first volume, this guide simplifies an array of new challenges: behavior problems, trailer loading, navigating parades and large gatherings, defensive riding, and self-defense techniques for the rider.
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"In a book that transcends disciplines, [this book] brings information that can benefit anyone who works with horses . . . It's full of photos and diagrams to help guide readers as they try the bombproofing techniques themselves."  —Horsemen's Yankee Pedlar

"Riders who want to transform their spooky mounts into bombproof horses can look to this book for all the tools needed for safe and effective training. It shows that training your horse to be calm in any situation can improve your relationship with him and result in a better experience for both of you."  —Practical Horseman

Horsemen's Yankee Pedlar
In a book that transcends disciplines, Better Than Bombproof brings information that can benefit anyone who works with horses ... It's full of photos and diagrams to help guide readers as they try the bombproofing techniques themselves.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570764363
  • Publisher: Trafalgar Square
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 461,280
  • Product dimensions: 8.46 (w) x 10.26 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Meet the Author

Sgt. Rick Pelicano has been a mounted police officer for more than 20 years and is the author of Bombproof Your Horse. He is a certified riding instructor and a competitor in equestrian competitions, including a reality television competition named Tournament.  For more than a decade, he has conducted his popular bombproofing clinics for riders and horses. He lives in Frederick, Maryland. Eliza McGraw is the author of Everyday Horsemanship and Everyday Trail Riding. She is a contributing writer for EQUUS magazine and has written many articles and essays for publications such as the Blood-Horse, Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred, and the Washington Post. She lives in Washington, DC.

Sgt. Rick Pelicano has been a mounted police officer for more than 20 years and is the author of Bombproof Your Horse. He is a certified riding instructor and a competitor in equestrian competitions, including a reality television competition named Tournament.  For more than a decade, he has conducted his popular bombproofing clinics for riders and horses. He lives in Frederick, Maryland. Eliza McGraw is the author of Everyday Horsemanship and Everyday Trail Riding. She is a contributing writer for EQUUS magazine and has written many articles and essays for publications such as the Blood-Horse, Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred, and the Washington Post. She lives in Washington, DC.

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