Synopses & Reviews
If you have seen his weekly television program, Downunder Horsemanship, then you know that Clinton Anderson's training techniques can achieve amazing results with almost any horse. Now his methods are available for the first time in a reader-friendly, highly illustrated book, and you, too, can learn the program that teaches "everyday people"—regardless of riding style, age, or ability—how to better communicate with their mounts.
Native Australian Clinton Anderson offers his training methodology for "real life" horses and their owners. Beginning by stressing the importance of a fundamental understanding of horse psychology and "why they do what they do," the author introduces readers to safe and specific ways to approach training or behavioral problems, then guides them through basic groundwork and under-saddle exercises. Throughout, the book features two "real horses" with "real riders" and "real problems," their experiences with Downunder Horsemanship, and how it improved confidence, established respect, and provided "real solutions" for all involved. Clinton Anderson trains, tours, and conducts clinics across the United States. He stars in a weekly satellite television program called "Downunder Horsemanship TV," where he works with untrained and "problem" horses. He is based in Sterling, Illinois.
Clinton Anderson's training techniques can achieve amazing results with almost any horse. Now you can learn the program that teaches "everyday people" how to better communicate with their mounts.
About the Author
Clinton Anderson was born and raised in Australia, where at the age of six his family recognized a natural ability with horses and cultivated his interest, buying him his first horse at age nine. When he was fifteen, he started apprenticeships with nationally acclaimed horse trainers, Gordon McKinlay and, later, Ian Francis. He travels extensively--conducting clinics and appearing as a headlining speaker at many of the major equine events throughout North America. He lives at his new ranch in Stephensville, Texas.