Riding Fear Free: Help for Fearful Riders and Their Teachers (Black & White Edition)

Riding Fear Free: Help for Fearful Riders and Their Teachers (Black & White Edition)

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Riding Fear Free: Help for Fearful Riders and Their Teachers (Black & White Edition) by Laura Daley, Jennifer Becton

Are you a fearful rider? Have you been searching for help in overcoming your fear so that you can finally achieve your horseback riding dreams? Or are you a riding instructor who struggles to convince your students that they can ride with confidence?

If so, Riding Fear Free can help.

Riding Fear Free goes beyond the traditional equitation and horse training advice and goes straight to the heart of the matter by addressing the true problem: fear.

Learn how the scientific principles of fear extinction and memory replacement can be applied at the barn and under saddle so that you will never have another fearful ride.

You will learn to:
* Rate your fear level
* See the reality of your situation
* Deal with emotions
* Replace fear memories

This book features full color images and illustrations to inspire readers as they take the journey to Riding Fear Free.

Please Note: Riding Fear Free is available in two paperback editions to suit any budget. This is the full-color edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780615671734
Publisher: Whiteley Press
Publication date: 07/15/2012
Edition description: Black & White Edition
Pages: 148
Sales rank: 540,433
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.32(d)

About the Author

Laura Daley is a professional horse trainer and registered Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) riding instructor. Laura's specialty is helping fearful riders overcome their fears. Using techniques she has developed over her lifetime of teaching, she has helped hundreds of once-fearful people become fear free. She combines the same conditioned-response methods she uses on horses with techniques that help riders accept and take control of their emotions in healthy and safe ways.

Jennifer Becton is the expert in being afraid. She is also an editor, publisher, and successful independent author.

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Riding Fear Free: Help for Fearful Riders and Their Teachers 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
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If you are at all nervous about riding or have students that have fallen and are scared, this book will help a lot! Best book on fear and anxiety that I have ever seen.
horsetrnr More than 1 year ago
For over 30 years I’ve been helping people with their horses. Many of those riders had fear issues and I didn’t always know how to help the fear. Riding Fear Free changed all that. This is the book I’ve been waiting for – without even knowing it. Trying to help riders with fears I often didn’t understand was frustrating. And there just wasn’t much help out there for fearful riders or those working with them - until now. These authors truly understand the various types of fear and most importantly commonsense, simple ways to fix them. Laura writes with the wisdom of someone who has a great deal of experience and insight into all kinds of fear. There is, of course, the “good fear” that keeps us out of a truly dangerous situation. But the unfounded or no longer valid fears that hang over riders, sucking the fun out of horse activities, are what this book will help. Riding Fear Free covers every imaginable aspect of fear, horse and environment. You can not only ride in spite of fear, you can get rid of it. If you find yourself making excuses not to ride, “I really should do that laundry…” you need this book. If you get “butterflies” or a knot in your stomach when you think about riding your horse - you need this book. If you are an instructor who has searched for ways to help students who feel fear you’ve never felt – you need this book. If you are an instructor who has felt fear of riding – you need this book for both your own healing and your students’ healing. Kathy Huggins John Lyons Certified Trainer Owner, Cedar Creek Training Stables FTC Disclaimer: I received an advanced reader copy from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review of the book and I did not receive payment of any kind.
Quadmom More than 1 year ago
Very helpful advice that goes beyond what you have heard before. THis author knows horses and knows people. She offers techiniques that will help any rider become a better, more confident rider. This book is for both the rider adn and riding instructor, but any person can benefit from reading the perspective of both. Easy to read and understand.