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Safe Horse, Safe Rider: A Young Rider's Guide to Responsible Horsekeeping

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A Young Rider's Guide to Responsible Horsekeeping

Here's the book every young rider should own. Taking a commonsense approach to horsekeeping and handling, this friendly book explores the safe, proper, and ultimately more enjoyable way to work with and around horses.

In clear, concise language, Jessie Haas explains the safety issues surrounding everything form approaching, handling, and leading a horse to tacking, mounting, and riding. Topics covered include:

* Creating safe stables and pastures

* Checking tack for wear

* Tying for safety and comfort

* Selecting safety helmets and footwear

* Choosing a riding style and an instructor

* Loading and trailering

* Riding in groups, on roads, and in unfamiliar areas

Plus you get valuable information on feeding, saddling, turning out, and even choosing a first horse.

Safe Horse, Safe Rider is a must-have for aspiring and experienced riders. Every page offers insight into the nature of horses and how best to work with them for a safe and rewarding experience.

Synopsis:

Here's the book every young rider should own. The first young person's book to deal specifically with safe horsekeeping. Beginning with a review of the nature and instinct of horses, this easy-to-read book moves on to cover safe stables and pastures, secure fences, safe tack, grooming, riding in groups, showing, and more. 100 photos and line drawings.

Synopsis:

Beginning with understanding the horse and ending with competitions, this book includes chapters onbody language, pastures, catching, and grooming. Ages 9 and up.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 149) and index.

About the Author

Besides working, keeping and caring for horses since childhood, author Jessie Haas has written many popular children's books including her sixth book about horses for young riders, Jessie lives in Vermont with her husband, Michael, and her Morgan horse, River Echo Atherton.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Foreword

Introduction: How to Use This Book

Chapter 1 Understanding Your Horse

Chapter 2 Body Language

Chapter 3 Safe Pastures

Chapter 4 Safe Stables

Chapter 5 Approaching and Catching Your Horse

Chapter 6 Safe Leading

Chapter 7 Safe Tying

Chapter 8 Grooming

Chapter 9 Safe Riding Equipment

Chapter 10 You and Your Instructor

Chapter 11 Riding Out

Chapter 12 Traveling To and Participating In Competitions

Final Thoughts

Appendix A: Buying a Safe Horse

Appendix B: Sources

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780882667003
Subtitle:
s Guide To Responsible Horsekeeping
Editor:
Haar, Amanda
Foreword:
Dawson, Jan
Editor:
Haar, Amanda
Author:
Haas, Jessie
Foreword:
Dawson, Jan
Author:
Dawson, Jan
Publisher:
Storey Publishing, LLC
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
Miscellaneous
Subject:
Horses
Subject:
Animals - Horses
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Miscellaneous
Subject:
Horsemanship
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Sports / Recreation / Outdoors
Subject:
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals/Horses
Subject:
Sports & Recreation-Equestrian
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
map MF-1806-A
Publication Date:
19940110
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 1/2 x 11
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
279.4 x 215.392 x 11.43 mm
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Here's the book every young rider should own. The first young person's book to deal specifically with safe horsekeeping. Beginning with a review of the nature and instinct of horses, this easy-to-read book moves on to cover safe stables and pastures, secure fences, safe tack, grooming, riding in groups, showing, and more. 100 photos and line drawings.
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Beginning with understanding the horse and ending with competitions, this book includes chapters onbody language, pastures, catching, and grooming. Ages 9 and up.
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