Complete Horse Riding Manual

Author: William Micklem

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756699878

Category: Pets

Page: 400

View: 9147

Horses allow ordinary people to do extraordinary things, and this extraordinary book shows you how. Now revised and updated, the Complete Horse Riding Manual covers dressage, show jumping, and cross-country riding, detailing everything you need to know to compete in these events, whether you are a beginner or more experienced rider. Complete Horse Riding Manual is brimming with advice on finding the best horse for you, training a young horse, forming the ultimate horse-and-rider team, boosting and maintaining your own physical fitness and suppleness, and building the fitness and stamina of your horse.

Complete Horse Riding Manual

Author: William Micklem

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1409378845

Category: Pets

Page: 400

View: 5375

Gallop your way to horse riding success with this comprehensive and bestselling handbook Perfect your equestrian skills with the Complete Horse Riding Manual. Suitable for horse riders of all ages and all abilities it will guide you through every stage of the riding process from the first time in the saddle to mastering advanced riding skills. Revised and updated to include all the latest techniques and equipment, you'll find everything you need to know about dressage, show jumping, cross country and young horse training as well as how to find and develop your ultimate horse, all presented in spectacular visual detail. Professional tips on mental and physical preparation for both horse and rider from internationally renowned horse trainer, William Micklem, will ensure equestrian excellence - Complete Horse Riding Manual is a truly thoroughbred guide.

Complete Horse Riding Manual

Author: William Micklem

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9780756690588

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 400

View: 4934

Explains everything both new and experienced riders need to know about competing in horse riding events, including dressage, showjumping, and cross-country riding and offers advice on finding the best horse.

Complete Horse Care Manual

Author: Colin Vogel

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756676932

Category: Nature

Page: 216

View: 849

Illustrated in full color throughout, with more than 650 specially commissioned color photographs and diagrams, Complete Horse Care Manual is almost a Vet-in-Your-Pocket for horse owners, telling you how to provide regular care and attention for your horse, how to guard against health problems, and when the problem is serious enough to need professional attention. Providing the enthusiast with a sound understanding of how a horse functions, this manual clearly explains in non-technical terms the key elements of the horse's make-up, from legs and joints to teeth and jaws, from body systems to body language. Topics covered include the all-important but routine procedures such as clipping, trimming, and shoeing, to more vital subjects such as grazing requirements and nutritional needs. There are extremely useful 'Disorders' Fact Finder sections, there is advice on horse transport takes into account new research, and the latest information on equine passports and microchipping.

Horseback Riding For Dummies

Author: Audrey Pavia

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118051149

Category: Pets

Page: 388

View: 1518

You’ve always dreamed of riding horses. So what are you waiting for? It’s time you realized your equestrian dreams and learned to ride like a pro on the back of a noble steed. And Horseback Riding for Dummies shows you how. Don’t know a horse’s head from its tail, a trot from a canter, withers from a fetlock? No problem. Coauthored by a medal-winning equestrian and nationally respected equestrian trainer, it tells you what you need to know about that elegant animal, body and soul, to become an accomplished rider. And it trains you in all the technical basics of riding for fun or competition, including how to: Find a good stable and instructor Select riding gear Warm up and keep riding muscles fit Establish a rapport with a horse Cue a horse to walk, jog, trot, lope, and cantor Ride in the ring and on trails Improve your balance and timing Compete in horse shows Buy and care for your own horse Stop dreaming about it and learn to ride like the wind with Horseback Riding for Dummies—the ultimate beginner’s guide to all things equestrian.

How to Think Like a Horse

The Essential Handbook for Understanding Why Horses Do What They Do

Author: Cherry Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 160342802X

Category: Pets

Page: 192

View: 3972

In this fascinating best seller, Cherry Hill explores the way horses think and how it affects their behavior. Explaining why certain smells and sounds appeal to your horse’s sensibility and what sets off his sudden movements, Hill stresses how recognizing the thought processes behind your horse’s actions can help you communicate effectively and develop a trusting relationship based on mutual respect.

The Complete Training of Horse and Rider

Author: Alois Podhajsky

Publisher: Doubleday

ISBN: 0307830543

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

View: 2315

For over a quarter of a century, Colonel Alois Podhajsky was the Director of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, home of the famous white Lipizzaner stallions whose remarkable performances have thrilled audiences throughout the world. Now for the first time, Col. Podhajsky has set forth explicitly and in practical, instructive fashion the step-by-step methods of training both horse and rider that are used at the School and that are the applicable foundations of all good horsemanship, for their purpose is to develop the natural abilities of the horse and to make riding a graceful, pleasurable experience.

The BHS Complete Manual of Equitation

The Training of Horse and Rider

Author: Patrick Print

Publisher: Kenilworth Press

ISBN: 9781905693375

Category: Pets

Page: 224

View: 4995

The BHS Complete Manual of Equitation is the official handbook for all those learning to ride and/or train horses and also for teachers of riding. It is based on the hugely successful BHS Manual of Equitation which was first published nearly thirty years ago and which was updated and reprinted many times. The Complete Manual retains core material from The Manual and this has been updated and new chapters have been added by leading specialists, all of whom are Fellows of the BHS, on The Historical Review, The Scales of Training, The Training of the Dressage Horse, Jump Training and Cross-country Riding. The BHS Complete Manual of Equitation is a complete, authoritative training guide for horse and rider both on the flat and over show jumps and cross-country fences, based on sound classical principles that have stood the test of time.

Horse Riding and Care Handbook

Author: Bernadette Faurie

Publisher: New Holland Australia(AU)

ISBN: 9781845378189

Category: Horsemanship

Page: 160

View: 457

A richly illustrated guide, with stunning full-color photos from one of the world's leading equine photographers. Includes history, horse development, and breed identification, including practical advice for the novice.

First Horse

The Complete Guide for the First-time Horse Owner

Author: Fran Devereux Smith

Publisher: Western Horseman Book

ISBN: N.A

Category: Horsemanship

Page: 175

View: 5896

Provides advice on the selection and care of horses, as well as the equipment and training needed for riding horses.

The Riding Horse Repair Manual

Not the Horse You Want? Create Him from What You Have

Author: Doug Payne

Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books

ISBN: 157076803X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 2946

Contending that nearly all horse behavior problems result from incorrect or inconsistent training, this work highlights the potential behind the world’s promising equine model citizens and partners. The guide emphasizes systematic reconditioning while encouraging patience and proper skills in riders, providing a comprehensive plan for addressing issues such as bucking, bolting, rearing, spooking, lack of confidence, jumping issues, and more. Featuring a clear, accessible outline, this is the definitive solution to implementing consistent training methods, allowing riders to take full advantage of their horses’ unrealized abilities. Suggestions for starting young horses, detailed case studies, and strategies for future success are also included.

The Principles of Riding

The Official Instruction Handbook of the German National Equestrian Federation

Author: Deutsche Reiterliche Vereinigung

Publisher: Half Halt Press

ISBN: 9781872082936

Category: Pets

Page: 174

View: 3934

This teaching manual has been revised and re-illustrated to place increased emphasis on the psychological aspects of the horse-and-rider relationship. Its contents range from dress and equipment, and basic schooling exercises to training programmes for the horse and riding in competitions.

The Complete Equine Veterinary Manual

A Comprehensive and Instant Guide to Equine Health

Author: Tony Pavord,Marcy Pavord

Publisher: David & Charles Publishers

ISBN: 9780715332788

Category: Horses

Page: 256

View: 4091

A totally comprehensive, fully cross-referenced guide to equine health, including the latest developments in veterinary medicine.

The Principles of Riding

Author: Christina Belton,German National Equestrian Federation

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781872119717

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

View: 7571

This popular handbook provides a complete course for horse and rider using the German training systems, which are applauded the world over as being clear, logical and thorough and which have consistently produced international champions for decades. Based on the principles of classical horsemanship, the contents include basic exercises and tips for riding in competitions.

Car

The Definitive Visual History of the Automobile

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756689384

Category: Transportation

Page: 360

View: 706

DK's latest Car traces the history and role of the automobile, cataloging the diverse spectrum of cars from the first prototypes to the supercars of today. The book will not only cover the technological developments and manufacture of cars, but also the cultural backdrop against which the various models arose, and the enduring impact which the car has had on society as an object of curiosity, symbol of luxury, and item of necessity.

Encyclopedia of Aquarium & Pond Fish

Author: David Alderton

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756668387

Category: Pets

Page: 400

View: 5559

A lavishly illustrated reference covering all aspects ofkeeping fish, the Encyclopedia of Aquarium & Pond Fish is the first bookon the market to provide care and identification information on all types of fish for every possible environment, from indoor aquariums to outdoor ponds. The book contains a directory of over 800 of the most popular fish—freshwater, saltwater, coldwater, and tropical—showing not only what each fish looks like, but what food they eat, which species they can cohabit with, how big they grow, and much more.

Classic Car

The Definitive Visual History

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465459073

Category: Transportation

Page: 320

View: 4695

A visual guide to the most iconic classic cars of every decade from the 1940s to the 1980s, featuring more than 1,300 photographs and created in association with the Smithsonian Institution. From the Pontiac Chieftain to the Chevrolet Corvette, Classic Car is packed with the marques and models of every decade from the 1940s to the 1980s. Virtual tours offer close-up views of iconic models, and comprehensive catalogs showcase key features with detailed profiles and specifications. To tell the complete story of classic cars, this book also profiles famous designers and manufacturers, like Ferdinand Porsche, and places the cars into wider cultural context by charting their enduring legacy as symbols of luxury and objects of desire. Classic Car is a complete celebration of classic cars and a must-have for all classic car collectors and enthusiasts.

40 Fundamentals of English Riding

Essential Lessons in Riding Right

Author: Hollie H. McNeil

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427899

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 179

View: 6717

"90-minute DVD, all 40 fundamentals fully demonstrated with narration by the author"--Sticker on dust jacket.

The Complete Show Jumper

A Training Manual for Successful Show Jumping at All Levels

Author: Ernest Dillon

Publisher: Kenilworth Press

ISBN: 9781905693368

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 144

View: 3397

The ultimate training manual for successful show jumping at all levels, providing detailed training advice for the show jumping horse and rider, whether starting from scratch or wishing to compete at higher levels. Known for his effective teaching methods and down-to-earth approach, Ernest Dillon offers guidance on choosing the right horse, working on the lunge, flatwork schooling and early jumping, and the importance of the rider's position. The author describes how to overcome common problems; more advanced work with combinations and related distances; walking the course; plus collecting ring and jump-off techniques. The numerous sequence color photographs depict riders from all levels, from novices to experienced Grand Prix competitors. In addition to practical advice, the book offers encouragement and inspiration and is peppered with the kind of training tips that separate winners from losers.

The BHS Complete Manual of Horse and Stable Management

Author: Josephine Batty-Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781905693184

Category: Pets

Page: 504

View: 8095

The British Horse Society’s comprehensive guide to the care and management of horses and ponies. The aim of this volume is to provide a reliable source of information and advice on all practical aspects of horse and stable management. The manual has been compiled by a panel of experts each drawing on considerable experience and contributing specialized knowledge on his or her chosen subject. Filled with reliable information and advice on modern stable management practices, the book provides a sound foundation for Horse Knowledge and Care Stages 1 to 4 and the BHS Stable Manager’s Certificate. Throughout, the emphasis is on the adoption of correct and safe procedures for the welfare of all who come into contact with horses, as well as for the animals themselves.