Western Horsemanship requires balance, finesse, and above all, effective communication between horse and rider. Not only is Western Horsemanship an important and popular horse show class, but it is also the foundation for such other competitive events as reining, roping, trail, and working cow horse. From selecting a suitable horse, necessary tack and equipment, and preparing for competition to winning strategies for the show arena, 101 Western Pleasure and Horsemanship Tips is an essential guide for all Western riders.
About the Author
Moira C. Harris was for 13 years editor of Horse Illustrated, America's largest monthly equestrian magazine. She has also written several books on riding and horse care. A lifelong horsewoman, Harris currently competes in dressage and show jumping with her two Thoroughbreds. She lives in Long Beach, California.