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Learn your way around all levels of Western competition.

Veteran rider and trainer Charlene Strickland takes you on a fascinating tour of Western contests and society, and teaches you the skills and practices that make Western judges sit up and take notice. From learning the rules to preparing to show to riding in show ring traffic, the author gives you everything you need to know for dressing the part and practicing the patterns.

Trail Riding

Distance

Endurance

Ride and tie

Working Horse

Reining

Working cow horse

Cutting

Time Events

Barrel racing

Pole bending

Stake race

Flag race

Keyhole

Rodeo

Team cattle roping

Calf roping

Steer stopping

Team penning

Synopsis:

Featuring numerous photos and illustrations this book contains information about western competition events and tells competitors how to prepare themselves and their horses for show.

Synopsis:

A must-have reference for riders and rodeo enthusiasts. Readers will learn the rules

of competition and how to prepare themselves and their horses for show, including proper tack, basic show riding techniques, and etiquette.

About the Author

Author of Storey's The Basics of Western Riding, Western Practice Lessons and Competing in Western Shows & Events, equestrian journalist Charlene Strickland has also published five additional books and about 600 articles on subjects like horse care, saddlery, dressage, jumping, eventing, and vaulting. Her articles have appeared in The Chronicle of the Horse, Horse Show, The Horse, and Dressage, a magazine in England. In recognition of her talent, Charlene won two national awards in 1998 from the American Horse Shows Association and The Chronicle of the Horse weekly news magazine for her magazine articles. She has reported on many international equestrian events including the 1984 Olympics; 1986 National Paso Horse Tournament in Lima, Peru; 1990 World Equestrian Games in Stockholm, Sweden; Equitana 1993 in Essen, Germany; 1995 Stuttgart German Masters show in Stuttgart, Germany; and 1998 World Equestrian Games in Rome. In addition to writing and reporting, Charlene's photographs have been on Web sites for the 1996 Olympics, as well as magazine covers in the United States and the United Kingdom. She is supplying Western and Rodeo photographs to HourseSource, Limited, a stock agency based in France that supplies horse photos on the CD-ROM. Charlene is a member of the U.S. Dressage Federation, the International Alliance of Equestrian Journalists, the Authors Guild, and the Society for Technical Communication. In 1990 Charlene completed the Hannoverian Breed Orientation Course in Verde, Germany. She has ridden and shown Western, hunt seat, and dressage. She is now a Senior Technical Editor with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and she lives with her husband, Geoff, in Bosque Farms, New Mexico.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Martha Josey

1 Horse Show Basics

2 The Show Game

3 Showing for Intermediate Riders

4 Showing Your Working Horse

5 Timed Events

6 Arena Contests

Appendixes

The Western Horse

Glossary

Associations

References

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781580170314
Author:
Strickland, Charlene
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Horses - Riding
Subject:
Horsemanship
Subject:
Equestrian
Subject:
Western riding
Subject:
Competitions
Subject:
Horse-shows
Subject:
Western riding -- Competitions.
Subject:
RECREATION / Equestrian
Subject:
SPORTS and RECREATION / Equestrian
Subject:
Horse-shows -- Western division and classes.
Subject:
PETS / Horses/General
Subject:
Sports & Recreation-Equestrian
Subject:
Pets-Horses Miscellaneous Activities
Subject:
PETS / Horses
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
19980131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 1/2 x 11
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
11.00x8.56x.32 in. 1.09 lbs.

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of competition and how to prepare themselves and their horses for show, including proper tack, basic show riding techniques, and etiquette.

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