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Grooming To Win: How to Groom, Trim, Braid and Prepare Your Horse for Show

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The Howell Equestrian Library is a distinguished collection of books on all aspects of horsemanship and horsemastership. The nearly fifty books in print offer readers in all disciplines and at all levels of competition sound instruction and guidance by some of the most celebrated riders, trainers, judges and veterinarians in the horse world today. Whether your interest is dressage, show jumping or Western riding, or whether it's breeding, grooming or health care, Howell has a book to answer your needs. Get to ...
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Overview

The Howell Equestrian Library is a distinguished collection of books on all aspects of horsemanship and horsemastership. The nearly fifty books in print offer readers in all disciplines and at all levels of competition sound instruction and guidance by some of the most celebrated riders, trainers, judges and veterinarians in the horse world today. Whether your interest is dressage, show jumping or Western riding, or whether it's breeding, grooming or health care, Howell has a book to answer your needs. Get to know all the books in the Howell Equestrian Library; many are modern-day classics and have achieved the status of authoritative references in the estimation of those who ride, train and care for horses.
The Howell Equestrian Library

From the pasture to the show-ring this is the definitive guide.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780876058923
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/1991
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.46 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Meet the Author

About the Author Susan E. Harris is foremost a horsewoman who has shown in and prepared horses for most types of competition. Yet she is also the author of Horsemanship in Pictures, a frequent contributor to Practical Horseman and other magazines, and an illustrator of her own books and those of others. She lives in Cortland, New York, but travels nationwide to conduct riding clinics and instructor training clinics in Centered Riding (the method developed by Sally Swift), hunter seat, dressage and Western and general horsemanship. When she has spare time, she enjoys trail riding and foxhunting.
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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface to the Secomd Edition.

Conditioning.

Grooming and Daily Care.

Special Procedures.

Mane and Tail Grooming.

Trimming and Clipping.

The Final Touches.

The Western Show Horse.

The Pleasure and Versatility Breeds.

The Saddlebred, Walking Horse, Parade Horse and Other Set-Tail Horses.

The Show Hunter.

Sport Horses: Dressage Horses, Show Jumpers and Event Horses.

Grooming at Horse Shows.

Appendix I: Trimming Style by Type and Event.

Appendix II: Trimming Styles by Breed.

Appendix III: Sample Work Schedule for Show Grooms.

Appendix IV: Horse Preparation Checklist.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2004

    Everything about Grooming that you can't find anywhere else!

    All the best information on how to impress the judge. very type of braiding style, clipping style, and not just for the hunter or dressage horse...there's halter and western pleasure styles, parade horses and pleasure horses. What kind of brushes will last a long time and how to introduce your horse to clippers. A highly recommended book for anyone who wants their horse to look nice.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2004

    From a ApHC comptetitor, a hunter competitor, an eventing/dressage competitor, and your average horseperson!

    This book is awesome, great, superb, fantastic! If I need reminding whether I should bang my eventer's tail, or whether to cut or pull my halter horse's mane, its all here! Great book, detailed without being wordy, easy to understand and use.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 11, 2003

    For every horseperson

    This book is a must-have for every serious horse person who wants to keep her/his horses in top shape and fitted perfectly to attract the eye of the judges, fellow horse people, and even yourself!

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