Teaching Riding encompasses 50 years of teaching experience by a Fellow of the British Horse Society. The author has taught riders of all ages and stages and this truly comprehensive guide is distinguished by her sound common-sense approach and profound knowledge of horses and ponies. Josephine Knowles: • Demonstrates how to assist the rider to develop feel, to sit in balance and to understand the mind and body of the horse. • Covers the special requirements for teaching children and mature adults, beginners, nervous and more advanced riders. • Includes advice on riding on the flat and over jumps, taking out hacks and taking lessons with known riding school horses as well as unknown privately owned horses. • Suggestions for solving all kinds of problems, for maintaining the interests of a ride, for discipline and safety and general guidelines for instructors at all levels. Everyone, whether student or qualified instructor, will benefit from reading this invaluable and enlightening teaching manual.