Ride Smart, Improve Your Horsemanship Skills on the Ground and in the Saddle / Edition 1 by Craig Cameron, Ron Bonge | | 9780911647662 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Ride Smart, Improve Your Horsemanship Skills on the Ground and in the Saddle / Edition 1

Ride Smart, Improve Your Horsemanship Skills on the Ground and in the Saddle / Edition 1

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by Craig Cameron, Ron Bonge
     
 

ISBN-10: 091164766X

ISBN-13: 9780911647662

Pub. Date: 08/01/2004

Publisher: Western Horseman, Incorporated, The

Under one title, Craig Cameron brings together a thorough look at horses and their nature and good, solid horsemanship skills that suit both novice and experienced riders. The book is divided into sections, each dealing with a different aspect of horsemanship. The first delves into the psychological and physical realities of horses as a species and how man can best

Overview

Under one title, Craig Cameron brings together a thorough look at horses and their nature and good, solid horsemanship skills that suit both novice and experienced riders. The book is divided into sections, each dealing with a different aspect of horsemanship. The first delves into the psychological and physical realities of horses as a species and how man can best understand them to develop a positive, partnering relationship with them. Other sections cover groundwork, including early handling, round-pen exercises, and riding techniques that enable the horse to perform basic as well as intricate maneuvers. Each chapter includes interesting sidebars that complement the main text. Sidebars include "True Story," an anecdote or story that relates to the chapter's subject matter; "Here's How," a tip that pertains to the chapter's focus, and "A Better Way," a troubleshooting section that offers a step-by-step exercise people can do to work the horse through a problem noted in the chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780911647662
Publisher:
Western Horseman, Incorporated, The
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,179,626
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.82(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Part 1. Nature of the Horse: Understanding the Horse's Instincts, The Herd of Two, Reading the Horse, Mechanics of the Horse, Taking Your Time, Defining Horsemanship, Equipment: Tools of the Horseman's Trade; Part 2. Working With the Horse: Early Handling/Imprinting, Groundwork, The First Ride, Beyond the Round Pen, Flexibility, Collection, Trailer Loading; Part 3. Achieving the Man-Horse Balance: Advanced Leading, Putting Handle on the Horse, The 12 Exercises, The Great Trouble-Shooting Chart

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