"The International Equestrian Shop"
By following the essential principles in Perry Wood's Bombproofing Tips, you can help your horse to become the kind of paragon we traditionally call 'bombproof'. Chapters include how to de-sensitize your horse, riding past objects of fear, loud noises, reward and punishments and animals and children.........(click on image for full details)
A handy guide here. Few things are more rewarding than meeting a horse that is untouched by humans and over a period of minutes, hours or days causing him to believe that humans are not so bad after all - in fact that it is even good to be near them! In this book Kelly Marks writes about the techniques and skills required to achieve the answers to one of the many problems she encounters most frequently. Beginning with ways to catch the horse and separate him from his companions, Kelly proceeds to describe how to put a first head collar on and then to lead the horse. As with all her teaching, Kelly bases her advice on experience gained from her work handling a wide variety of horses and ponies at her demonstrations and clinics around the world.........(click on image for full details)
Practical advice on how to correct everyday schooling problems in horses and ponies. Chapters include laziness and excitability, leaning and over bending, hollowing and pulling, tail swishing and shying.........(click on image for full details)
Showing horses in hand becomes more and more popular. This little guide shows how to train for showing in hand, appropriate tack and turnout, and ring presentation..........(click on image for full details)
This guide has essential information for anyone interested in having a go at endurance riding. Chapters cover all aspects from assessing your horse, horse and rider equipment and fitness conditioning to the back up crew and choosing and entering a ride. There is also a section on prevention and treatment of injury..........(click on image for full details)
Straightforward advice on how to avoid the majority of cross-country problems. Chapters include lost confidence, refusing to start and excitability, running out, ditch aversion and combination problems and slow finishing times..........(click on image for full details)
Valuable advice on how to avoid common problems and accidents associated with riding and keeping horses and ponies. Prepared in consultation with The British Horse Society's Safety Department. Every aspect is covered from hard hats and protective clothing to handling tips, lifting and safety in the stable and field..........(click on image for full details)
Starting to Drive is a step-by-step introduction to safe harnessing, putting to and basic driving technique. Chapters include putting on a collar, saddle and crupper, fitting reins, the bridle and blinkers, correct rein handling, moving forward and turning and driving on the road..........(click on image for full details)
Straightforward advice on how to cope with common ailments and injuries, when to call the vet and what to do before the vet arrives. Chapters include signs of ill-health, equipment and first aid cupboard, cleaning and covering wounds, and tubbing, poulticing and bandaging..........(click on image for full details)
This award winning book is a gripping coming of age story is set in the Western US on a cattle ranch where a twelve year old boy, Ben, faces the realities of day to day life as a rider and roper. While he tries to step up like his dad and learn the tricks and trades of the cowboy, he makes some errors of judgement that could cost his dad his job.........(click on image for full details)
This book is the sequel to The Orange Slipknot, and once gain we follow Ben Lucas, a 12 year old lad through the vagaries of working horses. While his seeks to please his hot-tempered cowboy dad, by 'bucking out' some young horses, it is the crusty old cowhand that teaches him a different way to start a young horse. There are adventures along the way, a wrecked ATV, fighting in school, and a break down in the boonies that has Ben scrambling to find help for his dad by riding a young colt for help..........(click on image for full details)
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