Teaching Safe Horsemanship: A Guide to English and Western Instruction

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Teaching Safe Horsemanship covers understanding horse nature and responses; becoming an effective, certified instructor; constructing a lesson plan with sample lessons; teaching high-risk longe and jumping techniques; assessing the characteristics of lesson horses; and weeding out potentially dangerous animals. This comprehensive handbook includes essential information on protective release forms, benefits and pitfalls of insurance, and how to act in the event of an accident or lawsuit. In addition, a sample ...
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Overview

Teaching Safe Horsemanship covers understanding horse nature and responses; becoming an effective, certified instructor; constructing a lesson plan with sample lessons; teaching high-risk longe and jumping techniques; assessing the characteristics of lesson horses; and weeding out potentially dangerous animals. This comprehensive handbook includes essential information on protective release forms, benefits and pitfalls of insurance, and how to act in the event of an accident or lawsuit. In addition, a sample staff manual outlines suggested rules and policies for horse operations employees.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580175159
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 11/1/2003
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 8.48 (w) x 10.98 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Meet the Author


Author Jan Dawson was the owner and operator of Golondrina Stables and Training Center in Texas where she offered boarding, riding lessons and horse training. She trained riders and horses in hunt seat, western and dressage until she retired in 1995 to devote her time to horse showing. She teaches clinics to riders and instructors across the United States, teaches safety seminars and certifies riding instructors. The techniques she uses to instruct her students are also visible in her book, Teaching Safe Horsemanship. Jan is president and clinician of the American Association for Horsemanship Safety, Inc., and also writes the Association's Caution: Horses newsletter. She is a member of the United States Dressage Federation and the American Horse Show Association. Dawson lives in Fentress, Texas, with her family.
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Table of Contents

1 A Foundation for Teaching Safe Horsemanship

2 The Nature of the Horse

3 Horsemanship: Western or English?

4 Qualities of an Effective Instructor

5 Emergency and Stable Procedures

6 AAHS-Certified Instructor Guidelines

7 Constructing a Lesson Plan

8 Teaching Safe Lessons

9 Teaching from Interrelated Lesson Plans

10 Sample Intermediate Lesson Plans

11 Teaching High-Risk Activities

12 Control Issues: Why Lesson Horses Won't Stop

13 The Safe School Horse

Appendix A: Dealing with Accidents and Lawsuits

Appendix B: Sample Staff Manual

Appendix C: About the AAHS

Appendix D: Recommended Reading

Index

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