The Complete Horse and Rider, by Muir, Sarah
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- ISBN: 9781844768769 | 1844768767
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 9/16/2010
This is an invaluable guide to every aspect of horsemanship, from the diverse and specialist equipment for both horse and rider to learning to ride and competing in riding competitions. The first section of the book is a directory-style approach to the full range of horse equipment. Saddles, bridles and bits; training aids and gadgets; clothing and protective equipment are all discussed in detail. The second section is a step-by-step presentation of riding techniques, and the final section covers the world of horse riding competitions. This section examines the well-known sports of show-jumping, polo and dressage, as well as the more obscure competitions, such as endurance riding, vaulting and driving.