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  • 101 Arena Exercises: A Ringside Guide for Horse & Rider

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780882663166
    • Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
    • Published: September 1995
    Suggests exercises for both English- and Western-style riders, progressing from basic skills to more advanced maneuvers and patterns
  • 101 Dressage Exercises for Horse and Rider

    By Jec A. Ballaou

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781580175951
    • Publisher: STOREY PUBLISHING
    • Published: July 2005
    Dressage, the equestrian practice in which a horse makes highly precise movements in response to barely perceptible signals from the rider, has taken hold of America’s equestrians. Participation rates have risen by 200 percent over the past twenty years, as baby-boomer riders have discovered dressage to be less strenuous and dangerous than jumping, yet offering the satisfaction of mastering techniques and the opportunity to compete and advance to higher levels of achievement. 101 Dressage Exercises for Horse & Rider, presented in Storey’s highly visual “Read & Ride” format, features a full arena diagram and stepby- step instructions for each exercise. The exercises address all levels of riders, starting with the basics and moving up to maneuvers developed by members of the U.S. Olympic team. Training tips and masterly guidance make this an indispensable reference for all dressage riders. Even Western riders interested in enhancing their performance will find these foundational exercises useful. Dressage riders are information-hungry readers, often referred to as “the thinking horsemen.” This book’s sturdy format, combbound and drilled so it can be hung on a ringside post, will appeal to these reading riders, whether in or out of the saddle.
  • 101 Eventing Tips: Essentials for Combined Training and Horse Trials

    By James Wofford

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781592281992
    • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
    • Published: January 2006
    Eventing, known as the "complete competition," requires the same horse-and-rider team to complete a dressage test, a demanding cross-country obstacle course, and a show-jumping round on the same or successive days. The author, one of this country's most successful competitors and trainers, offers a range of advice on selecting a compatible horse and appropriate tack and rider apparel, creating suitable and realistic training programs for all three phases, and preparing for and then competing in an entry-level event.James C. Wofford competed on U.S. Equestrian Team three-day event squads for two decades, during which he won two Olympic team silver medals and an individual World Championship bronze medal. Now based in Upperville, Virginia, Wofford is one of this country's leading trainers whose students have won many major national and international eventing titles. He is also a well-known television commentator and magazine columnist.
  • 101 Western Pleasure and Horsemanship Tips: Basics of Western Riding and Showing

    By Micaela Myers

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781592288618
    • Publisher: Lyons Press
    • Published: September 2007
    Today's Western riders are accomplished, versatile equestrians with many ways to showcase their skills. Whether trying it for the first time at a guest ranch, exploring a new trail with friends, or stepping through the in-gate at a horse show, Western riders love the fact that it's accessible and enjoyable for beginners, yet challenging enough for accomplished pros. To make your Western riding experience even more gratifying, 101 Western Pleasure and Horsemanship Tips offers the advice you'll need to have a harmonious relationship with your horse. Tips include tack and equipment, basic rider position, essential riding skills, advanced maneuvers, and indispensable horsemanship information. And for those riders who have an eye on the prize, there's important Western pleasure show information that no savvy competitive rider should be without.
  • 3-Minute Horsemanship: 60 Amazingly Achievable Lessons to Improve Your Horse When Time Is Short

    By Vanessa Bee

    Our Price: $27.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781570766206
    • Publisher: Trafalgar Square Publishing
    We have all read and heard that when we work with horses, we should feel like we have all the time in the world. Deadlines should not apply. Appointments, meetings, and dinner dates should wait. After all, on one end of the lead rope is a horse that needs a chance to understand what is being asked of him and enough time to figure out the right answer. But the reality today is that on the other end of the lead rope is a twenty-first-century horse owner, often with a full calendar, a mobile phone, and always one eye on the clock. Day after day we promise to train ourselves and our horses to be better at a specific task, but when we get to the barn or stable, there never seems to be enough time. "Don't worry," says Vanessa Bee, horse trainer and founder of the International Horse Agility Club. "What really matters is the quality of the training you do manage to fit in. It is entirely possible to carry out solid, progressive training with a horse in only three minutes a day." Here, Vanessa shares her own brief, digestible lessons that can ultimately produce significant gains in both horse and human in very short sessions. Her refreshing and realistic method offers 35 ground exercises, 25 ridden exercises, and 15 "real world" scenarios that, in no time, will get you out and about with a safe, sane, well-trained horse.
  • Academic Equitation: A Training System Based on the Methods of D'Aure, Baucher and L'Hotte

    By General Decarpentry

    Our Price: $34.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781570765506
    • Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
    • Published: January 2012
    Originally written and published in 1949, this is considered by many dressage experts to be the most important contribution to classical training in the twentieth century.
  • Ahlerich: The Making of a Dressage World Champion

    By Reiner Klimke

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780939481002
    • Publisher: Half Halt Press
    • Published: November 1986
  • Ainslie's Complete Guide to Thoroughbred Racing (Third Edition)

    By Tom Ainslie

    Our Price: $21.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780671656553
    • Publisher: Fireside / Simon & Schuster
    • Published: March 1988
    Covers recent technological changes and the basics of breeding, conformation, calculating speed and pace, the factors of condition, class, and weight, rating jockeys, stables, and tracks, tote-board tips, and sixty tips for profitable betting
  • American Pharoah: The Untold Story of the Triple Crown Winner's Legendary Rise

    By Joe Drape

    Our Price: $16.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780316268851
    • Publisher: Hachette Books
    • Published: April 2017
  • American Pharoah: The Untold Story of the Triple Crown Winner's Legendary Rise

    By Joe Drape

    Our Price: $27.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780316268844
    • Publisher: Hachette Books
    • Published: April 2016
    History was made at the 2015 Belmont Stakes when American Pharoah won the Triple Crown, the first since Affirmed in 1978. As magnificent as the champion is, the team behind him has been all too human while on the road to immortality.Written by an award-winning New York Times sportswriter, American Pharoah is the definitive account not only of how the ethereal colt won theKentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes, but how he changed lives. Through extensive interviews, Drape explores the making of an exceptional racehorse, chronicling key events en route to history. Covering everything fromthe flamboyant owner's successful track record, the jockey's earlier heartbreakinglosses, and the Hall of Fame trainer's intensity, Drape paints a stirring portrait ofa horse for the ages and the people around him.
  • An Analysis of Horsemanship

    By John Adams

    Our Price: $30.75
    • ISBN-13: 9781140533269
    • Publisher: BiblioLife
  • An Analysis of Horsemanship;

    By John Adams

    Our Price: $30.75
    • ISBN-13: 9781140533238
    • Publisher: BiblioLife
  • Another Wieneke Wanted!: The 1926 Wieneke Saddlery Catalogue

    By John Brush Pty Ltd

    Our Price: $9.99
    • ISBN-13: 9781975929541
    • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • The Art of Horse-Shoeing: A Manual for Farriers

    By William Hunting

    Our Price: $22.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780342430055
    • Publisher: Franklin Classics
  • The Art of Horsemanship

    By Xenophon

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780851310411
    • Publisher: J. A. Allen & Company Limited
    • Published: January 1979
    More than 23 centuries since it was first written, the earliest work on the horse and how to ride him still provides the modern rider with a delightfully readable treatise.

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