How to Create the Perfect Riding Horse
This is a frank but encouraging guide aimed at everyone who knows their horse could be better. Key requirements of a perfect riding horse are identified and then explored in-depth with a detailed breakdown of how to train each element. The perfect horse requires the perfect rider and simple yet effective ways to become the rider your perfect horse deserves are discussed so you can train both yourself and your horse. This title takes the readers all the way from choosing the right horse through mastering the basics, lateral work and introducing jumping, all presented in a contemporary 'magazine-style' format. It provides 'inside' knowledge and essential ingredients with clear step-by-step photography and text to help readers create their perfect riding horse for any discipline or level of ability.
- Electronic book text | 160 pages
- 30 Apr 2009
- DAVID & CHARLES
- Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
- Revised ed.
Table of contents
Introduction; 1 Choosing the right horse; 2 Good to handle; 3 Listens to the rider; 4 A great partner; 5 Calm, willing and forward going; 6 Fantastic brakes; 7 Excellent steering; 8 Light and responsive; 9 Supple; 10 Smooth transitions; 11 Wonderful paces; 12 Stunning self-carriage; 13 Courageous, trustworthy and sensible; 14 Confident jumper; Acknowledgements; Index.
About Perry Wood
Perry Wood is an internationally recognized horseman, coach and author. With his extensive knowledge and extraordinary ability to create breakthrough results he is in constant demand both at home and abroad for his riding and horsemanship clincs. Perry currently lives in Somerset.