Horse Books - Crowood Equestrian Guides

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The Crowood Equestrian Series is designed for the beginner who wishes to take their interest in a particular subject to a fairly advanced standard. Highly illustrated, these guides provide all the information needed to build a successful partnership between horse and rider.

Basic Dressage (Crowood Equestrian Guides)
by: Ripman, Barbera

A book for all riders who wish to proceed beyond the basics. Includes: requirements of the novice and knowing the arena, quality of school movements, riding posture, balance on circles and the aids, rythm and tempo through the basic paces, progressing to competition standards, the later aids and moving sideways, from true to counter canter. B/W photos & illustrations. 96 pgs.
c. 1991, S/C... $22.95

Basic Jumping (Crowood Equestrian Guides)
by: Foster, Carol

A complete introduction for every horse owner and rider. It covers everything the novice needs including first jumping lessons, riding a simple course, and making your own jumps, as well as schooling over jumps, tack and equipment, cross-country jumping, show-jumping, and hunter trials. The book will enable the young rider to develop both skills and confidence in this area of riding. B/W photos & illustrations. 94 ps.
c. 1991, S/C... $22.99

Basic Riding (Crowood Equestrian Guide)
by: Foster, Carol

Basic Riding is aimed at the younger rider. It is a thorough introduction which dispels the myths surrounding riding and clearly explains all the terminology and different techniques. It covers preparing to ride, lunging, communicating with the horse or pony, working through the transitions, how to ride each pace, choosing a riding school, and riding across country. This excellent guide will give all novices a thorough background and a sound basis on which to develop their riding skills. 96 pgs.
c. 1991, S/C... $17.95

Basic Tack (Crowood Equestrian Guide)
by: Britton, Vanessa

This is an introductory guide which demystifies the vast and much misunderstood subject of horse tack. Written for the less experienced horse owner and rider, it includes: selection and purchase of equipment new and secondhand; correct fitting; preparing the horse to wear tack; tack for ridden and inhand work; training aids; tack for specific disciplines; boots and bandages; care and maintenance. 96 pgs.
c. 1994, S/C... $17.95

Basic Training (Crowood Equestrian Guide)
by: Ripmans, Barbara

Excellent introductory guide for all young and less experienced riders. 96 pgs.
c. 1991, S/C... $17.95

Clipping, Trimming & Plaiting (Crowood Equestrian Guides)
by: Ash, Jayne

This handbook, designed for the beginner, explains when, why and how to groom, clip, trim, bath and plait a horse. With step-by-step instructions in the necessary techniques and procedures, it should enable any horse owner to achieve a high standard of turnout and, at the same time, to make a contribution to the horse's general good health and well-being. Covers: Tools & equipment, skincare & grooming, bathing, pulling manes, trimming feet. 96 pgs.
c. 1995, S/C... $17.95

Curing Bad Habits (Crowood Equestrian Guide)
by: Bush, Karen

An excellent guide to assessing and resolving the problems that are commonly encountered in all areas of horse management. For ease of reference the book is divided into the specific areas in which problems are likely to arise, namely, handling; grooming and clipping; in the stable; in the field; tack and clothing; riding and jumping; and travelling. 96 pgs.
c. 1994, S/C... $17.95



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