Synopses & Reviews
America's #1 horseman reveals the art and science of winning equestrian competitions. Chapot is a six-time Olympic competitor, winner of two Olympic Silver Medals, two Pan American Gold Medals and one Silver Medal. He served as captain and coach of the 1988 and 1992 U.S. Olympic Equestrian Teams. Now for the first time in print, coach Chapot tells how to select and train a horse and how to compete successfully against big time competition. Using incidents from his experience Chapot alerts riders to pitfalls in buying, training, and showing horses, and his secrets for getting the most out of a mount, explaining how to build a horse's confidence and bring it through the jumper ranks.