101 Schooling Exercises: For Horse and Rider

101 Schooling Exercises: For Horse and Rider


By (author) Jaki Bell, With Andrew Day

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  • Publisher: DAVID & CHARLES
  • Format: Paperback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 214mm x 276mm x 18mm | 721g
  • Publication date: 25 April 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Newton Abbot
  • ISBN 10: 0715329758
  • ISBN 13: 9780715329757
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 150 line illustrations
  • Sales rank: 20,982

Product description

Schooling your horse is fundamental to any equestrian activity, so getting it right is essential to you and your horse's progression. 101 Schooling Exercises enables you to plan the exercises you want to ride according to you and your horse's level of ability. Whether you want to increase your horse's balance, general impulsion or practice more advance lateral work the easy-to-follow exercises explain everything in order for you to ride the movement correctly, what may go wrong and advice on how to correct it. Each exercise is accompanied by an aerial illustration of the arena and additional diagrams showing the rider's position, including where the emphasis should be on the rider's aids. Stars from the equestrian world also divulge their favourite training exercises including top celebrity tips and advice. * Includes progressive exercises for all levels of riding from novice to intermediate * Easy-to-follow diagrams and illustrations * Favourite training exercises from celebrities of the equestrian world including Richard Davison, Pippa Funnell, Tim Stockdale, Lizzie Murray, Sylvia Loch, John Lassetter, Jennie Loriston-Clarke, Karen Dixon, Mary King, and Lee Pearson * Compiled in consultation with Andrew Day, former international event rider and Senior Lecturer at the Training the Teachers of Tomorrow Trust (TTT) 'This book is simply a must-buy volume.' Horse

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Author information

Jaki Bell began riding in her mid-30s. In 1999 she joined Horse magazine as head of the editorial team, she is now Deputy Editor of Horse & Hound. Andrew Day is a former international event rider and Senior Lecturer at the Training the Teachers of Tomorrow Trust (TTT). He conducts clinics training beginners to Grand Prix level riders.

Table of contents

Introduction; 1 Rhythm, Balance and Impulsion: transitions; 2 Supple = Straight: circles; 3 Even on Both Sides: serpentines; 4 Loose and Agile: leg yielding; 5 Control, Collection and Impulsion: shoulder in; 6 Power from Behind: travers and renvers; 7 The Gymnastic Horse: half pass; 8 Strengthening the Canter: counter canter; 9 Getting off the Ground: flying changes; Index.