BHS Instructors' Manual for Teaching Riding
Not just for trainee instructors, with forty seven pages of example lesson plans, this is an invaluable resource for all instructors. Immensely practical, it provides clear step by step guidelines on how the skills of riding should be taught and how riding school lessons should be conducted. Also includes: Effective communication and body language How to organise lessons Choosing school horses and keeping them happy in their work Safety and Insurance Dealing with riding problems How to cope with mishaps and accidents
- Paperback | 128 pages
- 176 x 230 x 10mm | 381.02g
- 06 Feb 2006
- Quiller Publishing Ltd
- Kenilworth Press Ltd
- Haslemere, United Kingdom
- Teacher’s edition
- Teachers Guide
- b&w line illustrations and diagrams, further reading, glossary, index
Table of contents
Introduction - a few definitions; qualities of a riding instructor; becoming an instructor; communication; understanding horses and riders; planning safe lessons; teaching lunge and lead-rein lessons; teaching children; teaching adults; teaching jumping; school horses; dealing with problems; teaching games, Pony Club and riding clubs; example lesson plans: lesson plan 1 - eight riders, mixes abilities, mixed ages; lesson plan 2 - six riders just off lead rein; lesson plan 3 - six riders starting to work on jumping; lesson plan 4 - six child riders to start cantering; lesson plan 5 - six competent riders learning to improve basic lateral wrok; lesson plan 6 - six to eight riders improving their jumping; useful addresses; information for instructors; college qualifications.
'This clearly written manual is inspiring and thought provoking... a how to think manual for instructors.' Horse & Hound
About Islay Auty
The author Islay Auty, is a fellow of the BHS, a cheif examiner, and chairman of the BHS Training and Education. She is also a coach, dressage judge and competitor. A freelance instructor, she has over twenty years' experience of training career students and competition partnerships, and teaches both in the UK and overseas.