Competing in Western Shows and Events

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Learn your way around all levels of Western competition.

Veteran rider and trainer Charlene Strickland takes you on a fascinating ...

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Overview


Learn your way around all levels of Western competition.

Veteran rider and trainer Charlene Strickland takes you on a fascinating tour of Western contests and society, and teaches you the skills and practices that make Western judges sit up and take notice. From learning the rules to preparing to show to riding in show ring traffic, the author gives you everything you need to know for dressing the part and practicing the patterns.

Trail Riding

Distance

Endurance

Ride & tie

Working Horse

Reining

Working cow horse

Cutting

Time Events

Barrel racing

Pole bending

Stake race

Flag race

Keyhole

Rodeo

Team cattle roping

Calf roping

Steer stopping

Team penning

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580170314
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 1/4/1998
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,118,050
  • Product dimensions: 8.48 (w) x 10.92 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author

Author of The Basics of Western Riding, Western Practice Lessons, and Competing in Western Shows & Events, equestrian journalist Charlene Strickland has published more than 600 articles on horse care, saddlery, dressage, jumping, eventing, vaulting, and similar topics. Her articles have appeared in The Chronicle of the Horse, Horse Show, The Horse, and Dressage. Strickland is a member of the U.S. Dressage Federation, the International Alliance of Equestrian Journalists, the Authors Guild, and the Society for Technical Communication. She has ridden and shown Western, hunt seat, and dressage. She is a senior technical editor with Science Applications International Corporation and lives with her husband, Geoff, in New Mexico.

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Table of Contents


Foreword by Martha Josey

1 Horse Show Basics

2 The Show Game

3 Showing for Intermediate Riders

4 Showing Your Working Horse

5 Timed Events

6 Arena Contests

Appendixes

The Western Horse

Glossary

Associations

References

IndeX

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2000

    A++++

    If you like to show or just to ride get this book.

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