A Basic Guide to Equestrian

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Griffin, Jan 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 150 pages
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There's nothing more exciting and engaging than the Olympic Games. Athletes from across the globe unite to participate in the most exciting and vigorous competitions of their lives. These athletes didn't get to the Olympics by accident -- it takes years of dedication, sweat, and training to become an Olympic athlete. But you don't have to be training for the Olympics to enjoy sports. Whether you like cycling, playing softball, wrestling, or riding horses, the Olympic Guides will give you numerous tips on equipment, training, and improving your skills. Complete with up-to-date results from the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, these official U.S. Olympic Committee publications take a fascinating look at how to play sports, the history of sports, and everything in between.A Basic Guide to Equestrian offers practical pointers for riding, training, and caring for your horse in a safe, responsible, and enjoyable way. This book details what to look for and helps you appreciate the finer points of dressage, show jumping, and the three-day event. You'll also learn the basics about buying a horse, finding a stable, taking riding lessons, and much more.

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Contents

Equestrian in the Olympic Games
1
Meet the U S Teams
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Show Jumping Team
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