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Ride the Right Horse: Understanding the Core Equine Personalities & How to Work with Them
     

Ride the Right Horse: Understanding the Core Equine Personalities & How to Work with Them

by Yvonne Barteau
 

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A good personality is the single most desirable quality in a horse, yet it is much harder to assess than conformation or gait. Describing the four basic equine personality types — social, fearful, aloof, and challenging — and their various combinations, Yvonne Barteau shows you how to recognize distinct behavior patterns that can indicate any

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A good personality is the single most desirable quality in a horse, yet it is much harder to assess than conformation or gait. Describing the four basic equine personality types — social, fearful, aloof, and challenging — and their various combinations, Yvonne Barteau shows you how to recognize distinct behavior patterns that can indicate any horse’s personality. Stressing the importance of compatibility between rider and horse, Barteau helps you achieve equestrian success through finding a horse whose personality best matches your individual riding style.

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From the Publisher
“This is an excellent read for someone looking for a new horse, who feels a conflict with their horse, or who wants to understand human-horse relationships more deeply. Across the disciplines, any serious rider can learn from this book.”

Horsemen’s Yankee Pedlar

“[Yvonne Barteau’s] methods can open the door to understanding and making a lasting, harmonious connection. Interesting reading!”

Natural Horse

“…a good guide for those just entering the equine world, especially those who are looking to buy their first horse. It is also beneficial to the experienced horseman since it organizes and clearly defines what may already be intuitive.”

ForeWord

“[Barteau’s] secret is to identify each horse’s basic personality type and work with, rather than against, the animal’s natural inclinations. Readers can put her successful methods to work for themselves to help yield winning results.”

Tack ‘n’ Togs

“For those interested in learning more about the fundamentals of equine temperament and personality, this is a good place to start.”

Ride! Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580176620
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
04/30/2007
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
432,785
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 10.28(h) x 0.97(d)

Meet the Author

Yvonne Barteau is the author of Ride the Right Horse. She is an FEI trainer, rider, and instructor and a United States Dressage Federation Medalist. She has coached students to a variety of year-end awards and championships, including USDF’s all-breed Horse of the Year. She has trained some of the top horses in the United States.

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