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Riding in a Weekend: Step-by-step Techniques to Improve Your Skills

By: Debby Sly

Price: $23.95

Publisher: UK, Lorenz Books: 2014

Seller ID: 003144

ISBN: 0754827623

Condition: New


Master the essentials of horse riding and improve your technique with this practical illustrated handbook. It features expert advice and tips for the absolute beginner, from putting on the bridle and tightening the girth to adjusting the stirrup leathers and holding the reins. How to perfect your posture and improve your seat, and how to mount, walk, trot, canter and gallop, including instructions for the more experienced rider. It features step-by-step photographic sequences and illustrations that show clearly what to do - and also what not to do. It includes a complete guide to the clothing ... View more info

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Horse Anatomy for Performance: A Practical Guide to Training, Riding and Horse Care

By: Gillian Higgins

Price: $54.95

Publisher: UK, David and Charles: 2012

Seller ID: A1164

ISBN: 144630096X

Condition: New


The horse's body can be organised into 11 complex interrelated systems that function efficiently to maintain life. Divided into 11 chapters, this book explains the importance and relevance of each anatomical system. It uses high quality photographs and intricate paintings on live horses with top tips and facts.|Examine the anatomy of a horse from an entirely different perspective. This intriguing and original explanation of the 11 internal body systems of horses shows them painted on the outside to describe everything on the inside. The horse is a highly sophisticated living organism so to ena... View more info

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Posture and Performance: Principles of Training Horses from the Anatomical Perspective

By: Gillian Higgins and Stephanie Martin

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Exisle Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003725

ISBN: 1921966963

Condition: New


From the author of the hugely successful titles How Your Horse Moves and Horse Anatomy for Performance, comes a completely different training manual, also based on the Horses Inside Out philosophy: Understanding Anatomy Improves Performance and Reduces the Risk of Injury. Divided into three main parts: Principles of Anatomical Riding and Training; Exercises for Horse and Rider; Troubleshooting, the book contains a wealth of practical tips and exercises broken down into easy to follow, well-illustrated steps showing how riders can improve their riding skills and potential. The author suggests... View more info

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Storey's Guide to Training Horses 2nd Edition

By: Heather Smith Thomas

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1151

ISBN: 1603425446

Condition: New


Safely and successfully train your own horse. Guiding you through all aspects of the training process, Heather Smith Thomas offers expert tips on everything from ground work to galloping. Stressing the importance of understanding equine behaviour, Storey's Guide to Training Horses provides a series of progressive exercises that can easily be adjusted to suit your horse's personality. Whether you're raising an animal for farm work, competition, or show, you'll learn everything you need to develop a well-trained and happy horse. View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Horses 2nd Edition

By: Heather Smith Thomas

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2009

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1157

ISBN: 1603424717

Condition: New


Raising horses successfully requires good preparation, hard work, and a sincere interest in your animals' well-being. With in-depth information on all aspects of horsekeeping, including grooming, foaling, housing, diet, exercise, and medical care, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to raise healthy and happy horses. Whether you have one horse or are managing a full stable, Storey's Guide to Raising Horses shows you how to provide the care your animals need while reducing veterinary costs and improving your operation's self-sufficiency. View more info

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The Horse Conformation Handbook: How to Judge for Soundness, Athletic Potential, Trainability, Longevity and Heart

By: Heather Smith Thomas

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: A1163

ISBN: 1580175589

Condition: New


Horses with good conformation move fluidly, experience less wear and tear on joints, and are more apt to stay fit. Explaining how conformation relates to structure and function, Heather Smith Thomas shows you how to identify a horse's desirable attributes and potential faults. You'll learn to train your eye to see past an animal's physical beauty and recognize proper balance, leg angles, and height as you confidently select horses that have superior durability, trainability, and athletic potential. View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock: Goats, Sheep, Donkeys, Pigs, Horses, Cattle, Llamas

By: Sue Weaver

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: A1160

ISBN: 1603424814

Condition: New


Whether you want to the make most of a small plot of land or add diversity to a large farm, raising miniature livestock can be a fun and profitable experience. With expert advice on choosing a breed that suits your needs, Sue Weaver shows you how to house, feed, and care for miniature goats, sheep, donkeys, pigs, horses, cattle, and llamas. You'll be inspired by profiles of successful breeders as you learn everything you need to know to keep your miniature livestock healthy and productive. View more info

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50 5-Minute Fixes to Improve Your Riding: Simple Solutions for Better Position and Performance in No Time

By: Wendy Murdoch

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Exisle Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 003728

ISBN: 1921966165

Condition: New


Start or end your riding sessions with Wendy Murdoch's 5-Minute Fixes, and you will be amazed how quickly you can replace old habits with new ones, get out of your riding rut, and transform what you can not do to what you can do... naturally, capably, comfortably, and consistently alongside a happy riding partner - your horse. 5 minutes a day is all the time you need to achieve:- Better balance in the saddle- Improved body control from head to toe- Increased influence with your seat- Flawless leg position and subtle aiding- Quieter, softer hands and contact your horse can trust- Less physical ... View more info

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Ride the Right Horse: Understanding the Core Equine Personalities & How to Work with Them

By: Yvonne Barteau

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 003997

ISBN: 1580176623

Condition: New


A compatible personality is the most desirable quality in a horse, yet it is much harder to assess than gait or conformation. All horses have distinct personality traits that make them more or less suitable for various riding styles and disciplines. Riders and trainers who understand how to work with, not against, a horse's temperament will be rewarded with a happier, more successful human/equine relationship. Dressage trainer Yvonne Barteau describes the four basic equine personality types - social, fearful, aloof, and challenging - and the different clues to identify a horse's primary perso... View more info