Western Training: Beyond the Basics

Western Training: Beyond the Basics

by Laurie Truskauskas Knott
     
 

ISBN-10: 1577790650

ISBN-13: 9781577790655

Pub. Date: 01/01/2006

Publisher: Alpine Publications, Incorporated

Do you have a green-broke colt, or a green horse of any age, that you want to train for western events? Whether your goal is a reining, ranch, trail, pleasure or all-around horse, Western Training-Beyond the Basics will take you there. You'll learn, step by step, how to finish your western horse to become the enjoyable, responsive mount of your dreams. Truskauskas'

Overview

Do you have a green-broke colt, or a green horse of any age, that you want to train for western events? Whether your goal is a reining, ranch, trail, pleasure or all-around horse, Western Training-Beyond the Basics will take you there. You'll learn, step by step, how to finish your western horse to become the enjoyable, responsive mount of your dreams. Truskauskas' books are noted for instructions that are easy to understand and follow. If you have a basic understanding of horsemanship and a desire to train your horse yourself, take this book home today, saddle up, and get started!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781577790655
Publisher:
Alpine Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Series:
Equi Skills Series
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
Chapter 1.  Evaluating Conformation and Trainability
Chapter 2.  Training One Step at a Time
Chapter 3.  Ground Training
Chapter 4.  Bits and Curb Chains
Chapter 5.  Teaching Your Horse to Accept Bit Pressure
Chapter 6.  Teaching Your Horse to Be Light
Chapter 7.  Teaching Your Horse to Follow His Nose
Chapter 8.  Moving From Leg Pressure
Chapter 9.  Lifting a Shoulder
Chapter 10.  Using the Serpentine to Add Precisio
Chapter 11.  Teaching Leads and Lope Departures
Chapter 12.  Teaching Circles and Speed Control
Chapter 13.  Collecting the Horse
Chapter 14.  Making Smooth Lead Changes
Chapter 15.  Teaching Your Horse to Spin
Chapter 16.  Teaching Your Horse to Roll Back
Chapter 17.  Teaching Your Horse to Slide to a Stop
Chapter 18.  Using and Refining the Aids
Chapter 19.  Correcting Bad Habits
Chapter 20.  How Reining Horses Are Scored
Appendix Fourteen Tips for Successful Training
About the Author

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