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Author Micklem, William.

Title Complete horse riding manual / William Micklem.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : DK, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    798.2 MIC 2012    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    798.23 MIC    Available
Edition Rev. and updated.
Description 400 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Beginner rider -- Understanding the horse -- Basic horse training -- Balanced riding -- Dressage training and competition -- Showjumping training and competition -- Cross-country training and competition -- Physical preparation of the horse -- Physical preparation of the rider -- Mental preparation of the rider -- Building your ultimate team.
Summary This information-packed handbook covers every aspect of horse riding with unrivaled clarity, showing you how to boost your performance and improve your technique, whatever your level. Ground-breaking technical photographic sequences are combined with expert advice on everything from mounting to competition work. Whether you enjoy dressage, showjumping, or cross-country, this superb manual explains how understanding and communicating with your horse is at the heart of good riding. With Micklem's professional advice on mental and physical preparation for both horse and rider, and practical troubleshooting sections, this is a must-have for any serious equestrian, from novice to seasoned rider.
Subject Horsemanship.
ISBN 9780756690588

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