The Illustrated Horse and Rider : A Practical Handbook of Riding with Over 1000 Photographs Paperback
by SARAH MUIR, Debby Sly
This is a practical handbook of riding with over 1000 photographs.
This is an essential guide to basic and advanced riding techniques, and a comprehensive directory of equipment.
It includes tips on choosing the most appropriate tack, with clear step-by-step instructions for cleaning and fitting saddles, bridles, and bits.
It includes information on safety equipment and outfits for the horse and rider, including clothing for show jumping, polo and racing, and horse accessories such as rugs, boots and bandages.
It offers straightforward riding instruction for the novice, from how to sit on a horse to trotting, cantering and galloping.
It offers detailed advice for the more experienced rider, including passing a dressage test, jumping skills and cross-country riding, as well as information on competition riding, from mounted games to race riding.
This book is an invaluable guide to horsemanship, with advice on the specialist kit required and explanations of learning to ride and competing in competitions.
The first section shows the complete range of horse equipment, with each described in detail, accompanied by clear photographs. The second section is a step-by-step presentation of riding techniques, including both basics and more advanced skills.
The final section examines all types of individual pursuits and team sports, such as jumping sports, endurance riding and polo.
This comprehensive and accessible guide to everything equestrian, with over 1000 photographs, is essential reading for horse-lovers of all ages and abilities.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 256 pages, 1000 photographs
- Publisher: Anness Publishing
- Publication Date: 04/04/2012
- Category: Riding, showjumping & horsemanship
- ISBN: 9781780190860