Horseback Riding For Dummies

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You’ve always dreamed of riding horses. So what are you waiting for? It’s time you realized your equestrian dreams and learned to ride like a pro on the back of a noble steed. And Horseback Riding for Dummies shows you how.

Don’t know a horse’s head from its tail, a trot from a canter, withers from a fetlock? No problem. Coauthored by a medal-winning equestrian and nationally respected equestrian trainer, it tells you what you need to know about that elegant animal, body and soul, to become an accomplished rider. And it trains you in all the technical basics of riding for fun or competition, including how to:

  • Find a good stable and instructor
  • Select riding gear
  • Warm up and keep riding muscles fit
  • Establish a rapport with a horse
  • Cue a horse to walk, jog, trot, lope, and cantor
  • Ride in the ring and on trails
  • Improve your balance and timing
  • Compete in horse shows
  • Buy and care for your own horse

Stop dreaming about it and learn to ride like the wind with Horseback Riding for Dummies—the ultimate beginner’s guide to all things equestrian.

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Tips on warming up, improving control, and staying safe

Get to know your horse and communicate with him

Hooked on horses? Ready to ride? This easy-to-follow guide is all you need to settle in the saddle and start riding for fun or competition. You'll see how to mount and dismount; ride in Western or English style; cue your horse to walk, jog or trot, and lope or canter; make the leap to jumping; and even enjoy fun and games with your horse.

  • Find the best stable and instructor
  • Select riding gear

  • Ride in the ring and on trails

  • Improve your balance and timing

  • Compete in horse shows

  • Buy and take care of a horse

About the Author:

Audrey Pavia is an award-winning writer of numerous books and articles on equine subjects.

Shannon Sand is a medal-winning equestrian who worked as an assistant trainer to the U.S. Olympic equestrian team.

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