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The Basics of Western Riding

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Experience the thrills, challenges, and fun of Western riding!

Beginning riders and Western riders of all ages and skill levels will love this complete guide to the exciting world of Western riding. Veteran rider and trainer Charlene Strickland takes you step-by-step through the process of becoming an effective rider, from evaluating a horse to dressing for style and safety.

Choosing a Western Horse:

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Experience the thrills and fun of Western riding! This thorough introduction teaches safe horse handling and basic riding techniques to start beginners off right. Trail riding instructions and a complete guide to Western tack are included.

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Readers learn what distinguishes the various western horse breeds from other horses, how to evaluate a horse for purchase or lease, and how to trail ride for pleasure and competition. Using clear photos and pen-and-ink illustrations, Strickland teaches readers safe and effective horse handling techniques. Photos.

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 The Tradition of Western Riding

2 The Western Horse

3 Handling Your Horse

4 Tacking Up

5 In the Saddle: The Basics

6 Becoming a Western Rider

7 Trail Riding Pleasures

8 Trail Riding Competitions

Appendixes

The Western Horse

Glossary

Associations

References

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781580170307
Other:
Strickland, Charlene
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Author:
Strickland, Charlene
Author:
Josey, Martha
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
Horses - Riding
Subject:
Horsemanship
Subject:
Western riding
Subject:
PETS / Horses/General
Subject:
Sports & Recreation-Equestrian
Subject:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Pets-Horses Miscellaneous Activities
Subject:
Equestrian
Copyright:
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:
279.4 x 216.408 x 9.652 mm

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Experience the thrills and fun of Western riding! This thorough introduction teaches safe horse handling and basic riding techniques to start beginners off right. Trail riding instructions and a complete guide to Western tack are included.

"Synopsis" by , Readers learn what distinguishes the various western horse breeds from other horses, how to evaluate a horse for purchase or lease, and how to trail ride for pleasure and competition. Using clear photos and pen-and-ink illustrations, Strickland teaches readers safe and effective horse handling techniques. Photos.
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