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Publisher Comments:

Whoa! Don't get on a horse until you read this book.

Boost your self-confidence and get the most for your money with this one-of-a-kind companion guide to riding lessons.

Getting the Most from Riding Lessons gives you all the information you need to communicate effectively with your instructor and advance your riding skills outside of lesson time. Following the easy, step-by-step instructions, you'll learn how to:

— Warm up and condition key riding muscles

— Brush up the basics

— Perfect the use of the aids

— Improve control and coordination

— Master diagonals, evasions, and collection

— Advance to jumping and showing

Synopsis:

This reassuring, introductory book will help novice riders maximize the benefits of their lessons. A Selection of the Equestrian Edge Book Club.

Synopsis:

This reassuring introduction to riding helps novice riders maximize the lesson experience with information about safety, horse behavior, basic riding exercises, and preparing for that first show. This companion guide will help readers feel confident and at ease with a qualified instructor, and help them hone their skills outside

About the Author

Author Mike Smith has extensive experience with horses, for he has been teaching riding for over 25 years, owns two horse centers and 50 percent interest in a third. He has a master's degree from the British Horse Society, and holds an Instructors Certification from the Potomac Horse Center in Maryland. Mike rides and trains to the 4th level in Dressage, and has trained and competed with A-Level hunters and jumpers. He has a rigorous training program for the instructors employed at his stables, and he is responsible for the instruction of 1,000 students. Mike's book, Getting the Most from Riding Lessons, is a popular Storey title. He resides in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: The Basics

Lesson 1: Leading, Mounting, and Walking

Lesson 2: Learning to Trot

Lesson 3: Riding in a Field

Lesson 4: The Sitting Trot

Part II: The Finer Points

Lesson 5: Improving Control

Lesson 6: Half Halt, On the Bit, and Evasions

Lesson 7: Half Seat and Introduction to the Canter

Lesson 8: Trail Class

Lesson 9: Perfecting the Canter

Lesson 10: Training

Part III: Onward and Upward

Lesson 11: Jumping 101

Lesson 12: Jumping 102

Appendix 1: Exercises

Appendix 2: Standardized Aids

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580170826
Author:
Smith, Michael W.
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Author:
Smith, Michael W.
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
Horses - Riding
Subject:
Horsemanship
Subject:
PETS / Horses/General
Subject:
Sports & Recreation-Equestrian
Subject:
Pets-Horses Miscellaneous Activities
Subject:
Equestrian
Subject:
PETS / Horses
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Horse-Wise Guide
Publication Date:
19980131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 1/2 x 11
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
11 x 8.56 x 0.44 in 1 lb

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