Learn all there is to know about horse riding, from horse care and show jumping to what it takes to master dressage, with this comprehensive guide from DK.
It's no secret that horses are supremely beautiful and intelligent beings. With the right care, they can form an incredibly rewarding bond with you whilst you ride. This classic reference book offers a plethora of riding techniques for all riders. Suitable for both novice and advanced riders, and for equestrian fans of all ages, this book will guide you through every stage of the horse-riding process from the first time in the saddle to mastering advanced riding skills.
Dive straight in to discover:
- Detailed sections on dressage, show-jumping, cross-country and more
- Standard riding methods presented in an imaginative way complemented by photo sequences
- Includes illustrated troubleshooting sections
- Explains the symbiotic relationship between horse and rider
This book is brimming with in-depth knowledge, including advice on finding the best horse for you, top tips on training a young horse, forming the ultimate horse-and-rider team, as well as boosting and maintaining your own physical fitness and the stamina of your horse.
Revised and updated to include all the latest techniques and equipment, you'll find everything you need to know about basic horse training, dressage training, and mental and physical preparation - for both horse and rider - as well as how to find and develop your ultimate horse. Presented in spectacular visual detail, this book is the ultimate guide to perfecting your equestrian skills.
Featuring tips from internationally renowned horse trainer William Micklem, Complete Horse Riding Manual is a truly thoroughbred guide that is a must-have for any horse lover.
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