101 Arena Exercises for Horse Rider

101 Arena Exercises for Horse   Rider Author Cherry Hill
ISBN-10 9781603428200
Release 2012-12-07
Pages 224
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Take your riding to a new level! Bringing together recognized classic exercises for both English and Western riders plus her own original patterns and maneuvers, Cherry Hill provides an array of drills that will improve your riding technique. Whether you are a rider interested in expanding your repertoire or an instructor looking for new drills, these exercises will add excitement and variety to your training.

101 Dressage Exercises for Horse Rider

101 Dressage Exercises for Horse   Rider Author Jec Aristotle Ballou
ISBN-10 9781603421690
Release 2010-06-24
Pages 240
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Dressage is the ultimate achievement of oneness between horse and rider. This comprehensive training manual offers expert tips and practical exercises for mastering a variety of dressage techniques. Featuring a full arena diagram and step-by-step instructions for each exercise, this sturdy book is designed to allow the rider to hang it on a hook and refer to it from the saddle. You’ll learn how to improve your riding position; master looseness, balance, and suspension; and perfect flying changes as you work toward dressage success.

101 Jumping Exercises for Horse Rider

101 Jumping Exercises for Horse   Rider Author Linda Allen
ISBN-10 9781603423946
Release 2010-06-24
Pages 240
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Get jumping! This collection presents a logical series of fun and rewarding exercises that are designed to develop your horse-jumping skills. With straightforward instructions and clear arena maps, this guide can be hung on a pole and easily referenced from the saddle. In addition to clearly articulated goals and progressively difficult variations, each exercise also includes encouraging advice on what the rider should keep in mind while jumping. Saddle up and get ready to fly through the air with grace and confidence.

101 Western Dressage Exercises for Horse Rider

101 Western Dressage Exercises for Horse   Rider Author Jec Aristotle Ballou
ISBN-10 9781603429214
Release 2014-08-09
Pages 240
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This series of Western Dressage exercises are designed to improve suppleness, balance in movement, and responsiveness. Each exercise has a specific goal in mind, and they are organized by different areas of focus: softness, looseness, rider development, engagement, adjustability, and ground work. With illustrated step-by-step instructions and full arena diagrams, you’ll quickly be on your way to mastering this exciting discipline.

101 Ground Training Exercises for Every Horse Handler

101 Ground Training Exercises for Every Horse   Handler Author Cherry Hill
ISBN-10 9781603428330
Release 2012-05-08
Pages 256
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Ground training is the key to a safe and pleasurable riding experience. Designed for easy reference while working with your horse, this guide can be hung on a post. Riders of all disciplines and skill levels will benefit from these exercises that reinforce good habits and help develop a strong bond between horse and rider.

101 Drill Team Exercises for Horse Rider

101 Drill Team Exercises for Horse   Rider Author Debbie Kay Sams
ISBN-10 9781603420440
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 240
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Build teamwork and good horsemanship as you work through these fun and rewarding exercises. With clearly drawn arena diagrams and step-by-step instructions for each exercise, your team will become a cohesive unit as you progress from basic skill-building drills to fun and challenging synchronized formations. Debbie Kay Sams even includes 10 complete performance routines with choreography that incorporates the skills and exercises you’ve mastered. Get ready to dazzle the crowd at your next event!

50 Best Arena Exercises and Patterns

50 Best Arena Exercises and Patterns Author Ann Katrin Querbach
ISBN-10 1570767998
Release 2017-03-14
Pages 160
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Like other hobbies, sports, and passions, riding and training horses inevitably involves a certain amount of repetition in order to improve. This means a well-designed plan of lessons and exercises is indispensable, both for keeping horse and rider interested in what they re doing together and for advancing their fitness and ability level. Riders, trainers, and instructors of all disciplines are always looking for ways to keep boredom at bayand that s where this handy guide can save the day. "50 Best Arena Exercises and Patterns" provides a terrific collection of upbeat ideas for essential schooling, adding variety and challenge to everyday workouts. Exercises are organized in easy-to-reference sections, including: improving the rider s seat, learning to dance with the basic foundation movements, increasing mobility with gymnastics, finding rhythm, getting supple and relaxed, achieving connection and softness, activating the hindquarters, traveling straight, and achieving collection. In addition, two chapters provide fun alternatives to supplement any lesson. Whether an English or Western rider, any equestrian looking for tools to use in creating a balanced, correct seat, and a supple, gymnasticized horse will relish this infinitely useful collection of practice routines. "

101 Horsemanship and Equitation Patterns

101 Horsemanship and Equitation Patterns Author Cherry Hill
ISBN-10 9781580171595
Release 1999-01
Pages 224
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This sequel to Cherry Hill's top-seller 101 Arena Exercises presents step-by-step instructions for unique patterns in the most popular classes of English and Western competition. The book's comb-bound format allows it to hang in the barn or lay flat on a barrel for easy reference. Full-page arena maps for every pattern make this the perfect in-the-saddle workbook for riders of all abilities.

How to Think Like a Horse

How to Think Like a Horse Author Cherry Hill
ISBN-10 9781603428026
Release 2011-06-30
Pages 192
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In this fascinating best seller, Cherry Hill explores the way horses think and how it affects their behavior. Explaining why certain smells and sounds appeal to your horse’s sensibility and what sets off his sudden movements, Hill stresses how recognizing the thought processes behind your horse’s actions can help you communicate effectively and develop a trusting relationship based on mutual respect.

Becoming an Effective Rider

Becoming an Effective Rider Author Cherry Hill
ISBN-10 0882666886
Release 1991
Pages 183
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Teaches techniques and exercises to help horseback riders improve their mental and physical training, and shows how to improve communication with the horse

Schooling with Ground Poles

Schooling with Ground Poles Author Claire Lilley
ISBN-10 1570762643
Release 2003-11-01
Pages 192
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A guide to using ground poles for every possible training situation, including school movements and figures.

Teaching Horseback Riding Lessons

Teaching Horseback Riding Lessons Author Sally Cochran
ISBN-10 0988218100
Release 2012-08-31
Pages 293
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"This book will walk the new (or established) riding instructor through advertising and marketing, horse selection, location, and contracts, how to teach students to handle the horse from the ground as well as instructing through the gaits of walk, trot, and canter. It will guide you through teaching your students how to jump, plus has lots of example less plans, hundreds of ideas for incorporating obstacles, ideas, and equipment into your lessons. Here we will answer many questions, as well as bringing up a lot of questions that you need to answer or consider." -- back cover

The Riding Instructor s Handbook

The Riding Instructor s Handbook Author Monty Mortimer
ISBN-10 0715306227
Release 1997
Pages 144
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Riding as a sport and leisure pursuit has risen in popularity recently and more the 2 million people now ride once a week or more in the United Kingdom alone. There is now a greater need than ever for trained riding instructors. The number of young people wishing to become qualified British Horse Society Instructors has grown, with nearly 13,000 people sitting BHS exams in 1995.

Equine Fitness

Equine Fitness Author Jec Aristotle Ballou
ISBN-10 9781603426695
Release 2009-12-09
Pages 168
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Get your horse in shape and maintain his overall fitness, regardless of his age or abilities. Equine Fitness will have your horse looking and feeling his best with a series of fun exercise routines specifically designed to enhance his strength, stamina, and agility. Clear step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations make the exercises easy to follow, and the book includes a handy set of pocket-sized cards that you can use in the ring. Jec Ballou’s simple conditioning program promises lasting results for healthy horses and satisfied riders.

Complete Horse Riding Manual

Complete Horse Riding Manual Author William Micklem
ISBN-10 9781409378846
Release 2012-03-01
Pages 400
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Gallop your way to horse riding success with this comprehensive and bestselling handbook Perfect your equestrian skills with the Complete Horse Riding Manual. Suitable for horse riders of all ages and all abilities it will guide you through every stage of the riding process from the first time in the saddle to mastering advanced riding skills. Revised and updated to include all the latest techniques and equipment, you'll find everything you need to know about dressage, show jumping, cross country and young horse training as well as how to find and develop your ultimate horse, all presented in spectacular visual detail. Professional tips on mental and physical preparation for both horse and rider from internationally renowned horse trainer, William Micklem, will ensure equestrian excellence - Complete Horse Riding Manual is a truly thoroughbred guide.

Hundred and One Schooling Exercises for Horse Rider

Hundred and One Schooling Exercises for Horse   Rider Author Jaki Bell
ISBN-10 0715319507
Release 2005-01
Pages 224
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Schooling your horse is fundamental to any equestrian pastime, so getting it right is essential to the horse and rider's progression. With 101 Schooling Exercises, you can plan the exercises you want to ride according to the level of you and your horse's ability. Whether to increase your horse's balance, generate impulsion or for more advanced lateral exercises, the easy-to-follow exercises include all the information you need to ride the movement correctly, what may go wrong and advice on how to correct it. Each exercise is accompanied by an aerial illustration of the arena and additional diagrams showing the rider's position including where the emphasis should be on the rider's aids. Celebrities from the equestrian world also divulge their favourite training exercises including celebrity tips and advice.

Training and Riding with Cones and Poles

Training and Riding with Cones and Poles Author Sigrid Schope
ISBN-10 1908809361
Release 2015-04-30
Pages 96
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Simple to use and inexpensive to acquire, cones and poles are a valuable addition to the regular work you do with your horse, both on the ground and in the saddle, whatever your discipline or sport. Here you'll find ideas for using them as practical markers for training exact transitions, improving responses to the aids, helping to ensure well-shaped circles and straight lines, and teaching your horse to negotiate basic obstacles. And, best of all, while enriching your riding experience and engaging your horse in the training process, exercises using cones and poles are fun!With its colourful photographs, easy-to-use diagrams, and spiral binding so you can lay it flat for quick reference, this handy guide demonstrates over 35 lessons that incorporate cones and poles. It is the perfect learning aid, with ideas anyone can use to improve, while keeping everyone interested in the learning process.