From tacking up to cooling down, an essential guide to happily riding a horse for light exercise, on- and off-road
For both novices and more experienced riders, hacking out is one of the most pleasurable ways of spending time in the saddle. This guide covers all the basics, including preparing one's self and one's horse; where to go hacking; having fun, building trust, and developing confidence; coping with hazards and solving problems; safety for horse and rider; and guidance for ride escorts.
|Publisher:||Crowood Press, The|
|Product dimensions:||7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Karen Bush is a riding instructor who first hacked out at the age of 12. She is the author of Handy Hints for the Horse Person and The Principles of Teaching Riding. Stephen Jenkinson is an access and countryside management consultat, and a pet behavior counselor.