Learn to Ride: A Young Rider's Guide

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Suitable for novice and experienced riders, this elegant book uses photographic diagrams and step-by-step instructions to teach readers everything from mounting and dismounting to jumping a fence.

Author Biography: Carolyn Henderson is a regular contributor to Horse and Hound, among other magazines, and has written many books on keeping, training, and riding horses.

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Overview

Suitable for novice and experienced riders, this elegant book uses photographic diagrams and step-by-step instructions to teach readers everything from mounting and dismounting to jumping a fence.

Author Biography: Carolyn Henderson is a regular contributor to Horse and Hound, among other magazines, and has written many books on keeping, training, and riding horses.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756614492
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/28/2005
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.87 (w) x 11.18 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 6
Getting started 8
Tacking up 10
Mounting and dismounting 12
In the saddle 14
The first steps 16
Trotting 18
Exercises in the saddle 20
Cantering and galloping 22
Making progress 24
Learning to jump 26
Trail riding 28
Advanced riding 30
Advanced jumping 32
Western riding 34
Training a horse 36
Difficult ponies 38
Riding vacations 40
First aid and saftey 42
Owning or sharing a pony 44
Glossary and Index 46
Acknowledgments 48
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