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Author Pieper, Dick, author.

Title The language of horsemanship : how to speak "horse" / Dick Pieper ; with Cheryl Magoteaux Cody ; edited by Fran Devereux Smith.

Publication Info. Fort Worth, TX : Western Horseman, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    636.1 PIE    Available
Description 174 p. : col. illustrations ; 28 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note At head of title: A Western Horseman book.
Contents Sec. 1. Creating the language -- The principles of interaction -- What the trainer must know -- Sec. 2. The partner -- Mental conformation -- Physical conformation -- Sec. 3. Tools for clear communication -- Headgear -- Equipment -- Sec. 4. Interaction begins -- Initial handling -- The first ride -- Sec. 5. The foundation -- Basic no. 1 : Giving to pressure from side to side -- Basic no. 2 : Breaking at the poll -- Basic no. 3 : Moving away from leg pressure -- Sec. 6. Advanced conversation -- Circles and lead changes -- Stops and rollbacks -- Spins.
Summary Will help a rider use the knowledge of equine characteristics to initiate communication and create successful interaction in a way the horse can understand.
Subject Horses -- Behavior
Human-animal communication
Horses -- Training
Added Author Cody, Cheryl Magoteaux, author.
Smith, Fran Devereux ed.
ISBN 9780762792894 (pbk.)
0762792892 (pbk.)

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