From the Center of the Ring: An Inside View of Horse Competitions

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The inside secrets of equestrian competition including Western and English events, protocol, tack and clothing, grooming, and etiquette.
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The inside secrets of equestrian competition including Western and English events, protocol, tack and clothing, grooming, and etiquette.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780882664941
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 1/10/1988
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Cherry Hill is an internationally known instructor and horse trainer and has written numerous books, including 101 Arena Exercises for Horse & Rider, Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage, How to Think Like a Horse, What Every Horse Should Know, and Horse Care for Kids. Visit her at www.horsekeeping.com, where you can find information on her books, DVDs, and horsekeeping knowledge.

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Table of Contents


SECTION ONE: GETTING STARTED

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION

Where to Begin

Horse Shows Inside and Out

CHAPTER 2 SELECTING AN EVENT

Showmanship and Halter Classes

Equitation Classes

English Performance Classes

Western Performance Classes

Other Competitions

CHAPTER 3 SELECTING A HORSE

Leasing

Insurance

Horsekeeping

Boarding

Selecting a Horse

Buying Through a Professional

Steps in Buying a Horse

The Veterinary Examination

CHAPTER 4 SELECTING TACK AND ATTIRE

Western Saddles

English Saddles

Fitting the Saddle to the Horse

Fitting the Saddle to the Rider

Bits, Bridles, and Other Tack

Tack Care

Attire

SECTION TWO: PREPARATION FOR SHOWING

CHAPTER FIVE: SAFETY

Safety Rules

First Aid

Accidents Do Happen

CHAPTER 6 TRAINING THE HORSE

Working with Your Trainer

The Horse's Lessons

The Circle of Muscles

CHAPTER 7 THE RIDER

CHAPTER 8 HORSE HEALTH AND CARE

Your Veterinarian

Parasite Management

Immunizations

Dental Care

Nutrition

Hoof Care

CHAPTER 9 STRESS

Types of Stress

Monitoring Stress

Preventing Stress

CHAPTER 10 GROOMING

Tools of the Trade

Bathing

Advanced Grooming: The Wisp

Mane and Tail

Clipping

SECTION THREE: YOUR FIRST SHOW

CHAPTER 11 PAPERWORK

Making Entry

Checklists

CHAPTER 12 TRAILERING

Trailer Selection

Trailer Training

Precautions

On the Road

CHAPTER 13 AT THE SHOWGROUNDS

Arrival

Show Personnel

CHAPTER 14 SHOW TIME

Showgrounds Etiquette

Getting Ready

Warm-Up

Into the Ring

Winning and Losing

SECTION FOUR: APPENDIX

Address Lists

Fairs

Interstate Health Requirements

College and University Courses

Bibliography

Glossary

IndeX

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