The Essential Book of Horse Tack & Equipment
By Susan McBane
As the number of people involved with horses increases, the importance of having the correct equipment and using it properly plays a major part in the enjoyment and safety of both horse and rider. This fully illustrated book cuts through the confusion the array of horse tack and equipment available today can cause.
Readers will find clear, concise guidelines and detailed case studies for the use, care and maintenance of all major items of tack, clothing, stable and other equipment, both traditional and modern. They'll have no doubt as to just what saddles, bridles, headcollars, halters, schooling aids, boots, and bandages they need. Inside they'll find:
-A completely international guide to the range of horse tack and equipment available today;
-Sound advice on the right items for riders, their horse and their particular requirements;
Fascinating case studies highlighting how incorrect use of certain horse equipment can have disastrous results
Over 20 years ago, Susan McBane founded the Equine Behavior Forum with Dr. Moyra Williams and still helps to run it on a voluntary basis. She has had a lifelong involvement with horses and academic interest in life sciences. A professional writer, editor, lecturer and consultant, she also teaches a classical, holistic method of riding, which is highly popular with her clients and their horses. She lives in Lancashire, England.
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