Young Rider's Handbook: Better Riding - The Complete Guide to Improving Your English and Western Riding Skills

Young Rider's Handbook: Better Riding - The Complete Guide to Improving Your English and Western Riding Skills

by Jo Bird
     
 

This colorful, hands-on manual delivers vital basic instruction in all the equine skills that children and young teenagers with a keen interest in horses need to acquire. It covers all the practical aspects of tacking up and riding a pony or horse, as well as finding the right instructor, different styles of riding, equipment and its use, managing problem behaviors,…  See more details below

Overview

This colorful, hands-on manual delivers vital basic instruction in all the equine skills that children and young teenagers with a keen interest in horses need to acquire. It covers all the practical aspects of tacking up and riding a pony or horse, as well as finding the right instructor, different styles of riding, equipment and its use, managing problem behaviors, and even advanced training such as jumping, dressage skills, and advanced gaits. The book also includes tests and illustrated exercises designed to help both beginners and more capable riders improve their basic riding skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780793832033
Publisher:
TFH Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Series:
Young Rider's Handbook Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

Meet the Author

Jo Bird is an experienced horse owner and trainer. She has written several books, including Keeping a Horse the Natural Wayand Breaking Bad Habits in Horses.She advocates natural methods of horse care and training, with an emphasis on approaching all horse management problems from the horse's point of view. She lives and works in England.

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