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Riding 2nd Edition
Riding. 2nd Edition. Kate Delano-Condax Decker.
2nd Edition of this classic work that takes the beginner rider on with confidence, safety and good form right from the start. Kate Delano-Condax Decker. 2007 release.

A classic start to a good riding career brought to you in clear text that is praised by George Morris, Judy Richter and Bruce Davidson for being a worthwhile source to begin in good form. There are lots of illustrations throughout and the topics include taking lessons and how to find a good instructor, whether you should buy, lease or hourly rent a horse, riding attire, tack and equipment, how horses think and act, mounting, dismounting and falls. Plus the rider;s position, the aids for communication, the specific aids for trot, canter, walk, gallop, halt, turn and reinback, cavalletti and jumping, care of horse and equipment and problems and emergencies.

This book is suitable for the beginner rider of any age. Parents will find the advice very useful in guiding their children through the basics and making good decisions throughout the process. As you read through the book there are quizzes that test you knowledge to ensure you have really learned the foundation of riding. Recommended read.

Softcover; 205pp
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