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How Your Horse Wants You To Ride

Author : Gincy Self Bucklin
ISBN : 1630264873
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 87.19 MB
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Learn to ride correctly, safely, and confidently In this breakthrough guide, renowned riding expert Gincy Self Bucklin offers adult riders a unique, proven method for developing a good physical, mental, and emotional relationship with a horse. Whether you're a beginner, a more experienced rider looking to enhance your skills, or someone who used to ride but is reluctant to try again, Bucklin's step-by-step exercises-slowly and carefully practiced first on the ground and then on your horse-will have you riding with confidence and without fear. You'll build a safe and caring partnership with your horse as you: * Understand how your actions affect your horse * Improve your form, release tensions, and find balance * Communicate with your horse to gain his trust * Stay in charge without being controlling * Observe your horse's responses and learn from them * Increase your horse's comfort-both physically and psychologically ""If you' ve ever said to yourself, 'Why can' t I . . . ?,' you' ll find the answer here to why you can' t, and exactly how to solve the problem. Whatever your level, you'll gain greater understanding and become a better rider and horseman from reading this book."" -George H. Morris, internationally renowned clinician, USEF Show Jumping vice-president, ARIA master instructor, and member of the U. S. Equestrian Federation Board of Directors ""How Your Horse Wants You To Ride is chock full of innovative and practical tools presented in a thoroughly entertaining style. A delightful read for riders at all levels!"" -Jane Savoie, olympic alternate and author of That Winning Feeling!, Cross Train Your Horse, More Cross Training, and It's Not Just About the Ribbons
Category: Sports & Recreation

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Author : Gincy Self Bucklin
ISBN : 9780471785736
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 73.35 MB
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Techniques to help riders fine-tune their communication and riding skills This follow-up to How Your Horse Wants You to Ride helps intermediate to advanced riders improve their communication with their mounts and polish their overall riding skills. Readers get a complete tutorial–much of which can be found nowhere else–on taking their riding skills to the next level.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Gentle Art Of Horseback Riding

Author : Gincy Self Bucklin
ISBN : 9781450412742
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 25.22 MB
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Step-by-step lessons teach riders of all ages basics, including developing a good relationship with the horse, mounting and riding, and progresses to more advanced skills, including jumps.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Power Of Positive Horse Training

Author : Sarah Blanchard
ISBN : 9780764588693
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 27.2 MB
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"This book is a welcome addition to the literature in the field of horse training and should be in the library of any serious, caring horseperson." --Gincy Self Bucklin Author of What Your Horse Wants You to Know and How Your Horse Wants You to Ride: Starting Out, Starting Over With unique insight based on years of experience, author Sarah Blanchard describes horse training based on positive motivation and cooperation instead of subservience and domination. The Power of Positive Horse Training: Saying Yes to Your Horse helps you understand your horse's agenda and explains rewards-based training. It goes beyond theory and: * Helps trainers and riders create a logical, consistent system of requests, responses, and rewards * Teaches communication skills and methods that build respect and a rewarding relationship * Describes nine specific, progressive exercises designed to improve communication and cooperation between horse and rider * Explains how to use positive training techniques to solve six common behavioral problems This book helps you forge a bond of understanding and trust with your horse that leads to enhanced responsiveness and teamwork. . . . and make riding a pure joy.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Little Red Book Of Horse Wisdom

Author : Yvette Grant
ISBN : 9781620873304
Genre : Pets
File Size : 33.62 MB
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Many first-time horse owners start out thinking they’ll teach their animals a thing or two; but eventually most horse lovers end each day impatient to find what their horse will teach them next. Share in hundreds of pearls of horse wisdom and discover what the pros have learned from these mighty animals. In this charming collection of quotes from experts and enthusiasts in the horse world, you’ll find humor, poignancy, advice, and more. Share in the touching an d exciting memories and experience stories that demonstrate all the good (and sometimes bad) parts of the relationship between horses and humans. Each little quote conveys a whole range of entertainment and information, yet they’re brief enough that you can get a quick fix of horse sense anytime you want! The book is also conveniently divided into sections by theme, so you can easily jump to a quote to match the mood you’re in.
Category: Pets

Horses 101

Author : Valerie Mellema
Genre : Pets
File Size : 75.1 MB
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Horses 101: The Complete Guide to Buying & Caring for Your Horse walks you through the process of choosing the best horse and breed for you. From breeds and colors to buying tack and choosing a stable, you'll learn everything you need to know about buying and caring for a horse. There's also information on choosing a discipline and activities to do with your horse, as well as information on breeding. This is the complete guide to horse ownership for new horse owner's and long time horse owners alike.
Category: Pets

3 Minute Horsemanship

Author : Vanessa Bee
ISBN : 9781570767364
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 56.93 MB
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A new book especially written for the time-starved 21st-century horse owner! Do you day after day make a promise to train yourself and your horse to be better at something, but when you get to the barn there just doesn’t seem to be enough time? Don’t worry, what really matters is the quality of the training you do manage to fit in. It really is possible to carry out good quality, progressive training with a horse in only three minutes a day. Educator and horse trainer Vanessa Bee’s “light bulb moment” was when she realized that if a training session had a realistic goal, every horse achieved the goal in under three minutes. This led her to create techniques appropriate for use in brief digestible lessons that ultimately produce significant gains in short sessions. This refreshing new method offers 35 ground exercises, 24 ridden exercises, and 25 “real world” exercises that will get you out and about with a safe, sane, well-trained horse.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Everyday Trail Riding

Author : Eliza R. L. McGraw
ISBN : 1402716621
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 56.63 MB
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With proper training, any horse can become a great riding companion out on the trail. It's a matter of learning how to adapt your experience to your particular horse. Fully illustrated lessons in trail riding start with the differences in working with a retired jumper, an actively competing reiner, or even a natural-born trail horse. The section on riding techniques helps you use what you already know from hunter-jumper, dressage, or other experiences. Both solitary and group riding get special attention, as does handling different types of parks and paths. The full range of possible spooking challenges covers encountering animals, heavy traffic, weather, and children, as well as tripping, hoof injuries, mounting and dismounting in unusual situations, and other emergencies.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Horse Illustrated Guide To Buying A Horse

Author : Lesley Ward
ISBN : 9781937049447
Genre : Nature
File Size : 59.10 MB
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Experienced equestrians cover the fundamentals of horsemanshipt - from buying and caring for a horse to getting the most out of tiem in the saddle. Complete with step-by-step instructions, full-color photographs, and helpful glossaries, these trustworthy little guides help riders establish and maintain rewarding relationships with their horses.
Category: Nature