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Riding for the Rest of Us

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Riding for the Rest of Us A Practical Guide for Adult Riders In Riding for the Rest of Us, Jessica Jahiel has produced a thoughtful, instructive, reader-friendly book aimed at the adult working rider. She views maturity as an asset and encourages adult riders to analyze the skills and abilities they already possess and apply them to riding and horse ownership. If you are an adult rider, this book will help you:
  • Examine your reasons for riding
  • Set realistic goals
  • Achieve and maintain riding fitness
  • Choose the right instructor, stable, and horse
  • Get the most out of each riding lesson
  • Find and care for your equipment
  • Ride and train alone, safely and effectively
  • Know when—and whom—to ask for help
  • Become more actively involved in your horse's health
  • Communicate effectively with your veterinarian
  • Prepare for, enjoy, and benefit from shows and clinics
  • Improve your riding by understanding your horse's nature
  • Explore the meaning of horsemanship
Riding for the Rest of Us is written with humor, empathy, respect, and great affection for horses and humans. This book offers advice and encouragement for every adult who wants to ride, or ride better, regardless of limited time, fitness, or finances. Whether you are an aspiring rider or an accomplished one, whether your interest is in trailriding or dressage competition, you will find Riding for the Rest of Us to be an ideal introduction to the responsiblities and joys of being an adult rider.

Synopsis:

A helpful, informative book for the neglected majority of riders

This title addresses everything the adult rider needs to know to perform to the best of his or her ability and resources. The focus is on setting and achieving realistic goals in terms of both fitness and finance. Photographs feature real adult riders and their often less than perfect horses. This book makes the world of riding available for everyone to experience and enjoy.

Synopsis:

A Practical Guide for Adult Riders

The Howell Equestrian Library is a distinguished collection of books on all aspects of horsemanship and horsemastership. The nearly fifty books in print offer readers in all disciplines and at all levels of competition sound instruction and guidance by some of the most celebrated riders, trainers, judges, and veterinarians in the horse world today. Whether your interest is dressage, show jumping, or Western riding, or whether it is breeding, grooming, or health care, Howell has a book to answer your needs. Get to know all the books in the Howell Equestrian Library; many are modern-day classics and have achieved the status of authoritative references in the estimation of those who ride, train, and care for horses.

The Howell Equestrian Library

Synopsis:

A Practical Guide for Adult Riders

The Howell Equestrian Library is a distinguished collection of books on all aspects of horsemanship and horsemastership. The nearly fifty books in print offer readers in all disciplines and at all levels of competition sound instruction and guidance by some of the most celebrated riders, trainers, judges, and veterinarians in the horse world today. Whether your interest is dressage, show jumping, or Western riding, or whether it is breeding, grooming, or health care, Howell has a book to answer your needs. Get to know all the books in the Howell Equestrian Library; many are modern-day classics and have achieved the status of authoritative references in the estimation of those who ride, train, and care for horses.

The Howell Equestrian Library

About the Author

Jessica Jahiel is an Illinois-based instructor, trainer, and clinician. She trains horses, retrains problem horses, and gives lessons and clinics across the United States and in England. Her teaching goal is to develop balanced, willing, forward horses and thoughtful, tactful riders. She is actively involved with the United States Pony Clubs (USPC). Her stories, articles, and reviews have appeared in HorsePlay, The Chronicle of the Horse, Western Horseman, and the USPC News. Her second book, on training, is in preparation.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Foreword.

Introduction.

1. The Advantages of Maturity.

2. Reasons for Riding.

3. Rider Fitness.

4. Finding the Right Instructor.

5. The Art of Taking Lessons.

6. A Stable Environment.

7. Successful Horse Hunting.

8. Equipment for Horse and Rider.

9. Riding and Schooling Alone.

10. The Owner's Role in Health Care.

11. Competitions and Clinics.

12. Horse Sense and Horsemanship.

Appendices.

A. Books and Tapes.

B. Instructor Programs Offering Certification.

C. Reliable Mail-Order Sources.

D. Useful Addresses.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780876059098
Other:
Jahiel, Jessica
Publisher:
Howell Books
Author:
Jahiel, Jessica
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Horses - Riding
Subject:
Horsemanship
Subject:
PETS / Horses/General
Subject:
Pet Care / Horses
Subject:
Pets-Horses Miscellaneous Activities
Subject:
Equestrian
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series Volume:
v. 31, no. 4
Publication Date:
January 1996
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.58 x 6.42 x 0.86 in

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Product details 256 pages Howell Books - English 9780876059098 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A helpful, informative book for the neglected majority of riders

This title addresses everything the adult rider needs to know to perform to the best of his or her ability and resources. The focus is on setting and achieving realistic goals in terms of both fitness and finance. Photographs feature real adult riders and their often less than perfect horses. This book makes the world of riding available for everyone to experience and enjoy.

"Synopsis" by , A Practical Guide for Adult Riders

The Howell Equestrian Library is a distinguished collection of books on all aspects of horsemanship and horsemastership. The nearly fifty books in print offer readers in all disciplines and at all levels of competition sound instruction and guidance by some of the most celebrated riders, trainers, judges, and veterinarians in the horse world today. Whether your interest is dressage, show jumping, or Western riding, or whether it is breeding, grooming, or health care, Howell has a book to answer your needs. Get to know all the books in the Howell Equestrian Library; many are modern-day classics and have achieved the status of authoritative references in the estimation of those who ride, train, and care for horses.

The Howell Equestrian Library

"Synopsis" by ,
A Practical Guide for Adult Riders

The Howell Equestrian Library is a distinguished collection of books on all aspects of horsemanship and horsemastership. The nearly fifty books in print offer readers in all disciplines and at all levels of competition sound instruction and guidance by some of the most celebrated riders, trainers, judges, and veterinarians in the horse world today. Whether your interest is dressage, show jumping, or Western riding, or whether it is breeding, grooming, or health care, Howell has a book to answer your needs. Get to know all the books in the Howell Equestrian Library; many are modern-day classics and have achieved the status of authoritative references in the estimation of those who ride, train, and care for horses.

The Howell Equestrian Library

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