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The New Book of Saddlery & Tack
     

The New Book of Saddlery & Tack

by Carolyn Henderson (Editor), Charles De Kunffy (Foreword by), Ian Howes (Photographer)
 
Saddle up! Any equestrian--or person who handles horses--has to do just that. But how much do you actually know about saddles and other related gear? Here is the most comprehensive reference book ever on the subject, thoroughly revised and updated, with every chapter written by an expert in the field. First, you'll discover how this important equipment--the crucial

Overview

Saddle up! Any equestrian--or person who handles horses--has to do just that. But how much do you actually know about saddles and other related gear? Here is the most comprehensive reference book ever on the subject, thoroughly revised and updated, with every chapter written by an expert in the field. First, you'll discover how this important equipment--the crucial link between rider and animal--developed and how the modern saddle is made. There's advice on selecting a style that's right for you, what variations exist to choose from, and why to pick a specialist saddle. Learn the advantages of different numnahs (saddle pads to protect the horse), training aids, bits, bridles, curbs, harnesses, and ceremonial trappings. You'll even find cleaning materials to keep the gear looking great. A Main Selection of the Equestrian Book Club.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806988955
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.90(d)

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