Eventing Explained is a unique, all round view of how to start eventing for riders of all ages wanting to compete in their first affiliated horse trials. As well as being packed with top tips and exercises for riders in all three phases, it is also an ideal aid for parents or other halves of would-be event riders whose weekends will never the same again once they hit the eventing circuit! A who's who section includes, amongst others, the responsibilities of the course designer, builder, secretary, regional coordinator and organizer in running a horse trials, and how their roles are relevant to a competitor. As well as information on getting your horse fit, there are also sections on rider fitness and sport psychology to prepare for the event and to do your best on the day. Color-coded so you can pick out relevant sections at a glance, Eventing Explained is the must-have guide for riders wanting to compete at BE80, BE90 and BE100 levels (formerly Training, Introductory and Pre-Novice levels).
TheHorseStudio.com Copyrighted Review:-
Kick on gleefully once you've read this book, because you'll have a clear understanding of what to do, where to go, how to do it, what to take and who your officials are and what they do. Produced with British Eventing ( ooh, that gold medal team), so lots of very succinct advice. Matter of fact text, lovely photos throughout and nice production from Quiller. Especially liked the eight tips to success. Includes tips for the groom ( which may well be yourself), what to eat and how to get both you and your best fit and lots more. While there is info very pertinent to Britain, the book follows the same edicts as life in the 'galloping lane' here, so have at it.
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Liza Randall combines her two loves as an equestrian writer and Pilates coach from her case in the Cotswolds. Author of Pilates for Equestrians and former editor of British Eventing Life magazine, she has a passion for eventing, whether watching or competing. Liza is an advocate of classes being available to riders of all abilities, and worked with British Eventing when the BE80 Training series was launched. As an equestrian Pilates coach, Liza trains amateur and professional riders alike, teaching the recruitment of core muscles to develop balance, strength and coordination.
224 pages. Hardcover. 125 color photos.