Competing in Western Shows & Events

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Storey Books, 1998 - Sports & Recreation - 133 pages
Strickland takes you on a fascinating tour of Western contests and society, and teaches you the skills and practices that make Western judges sit up and take notice. From learning the rules to preparing to show to riding in show ring traffic, the author gives you everything you need to know for dressing the part and practicing the patterns.

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About the author (1998)

Author of The Basics of Western Riding, Western Practice Lessons, and Competing in Western Shows & Events, equestrian journalist Charlene Strickland has published more than 600 articles on horse care, saddlery, dressage, jumping, eventing, vaulting, and similar topics. Her articles have appeared in The Chronicle of the Horse, Horse Show, The Horse, and Dressage. Strickland is a member of the U.S. Dressage Federation, the International Alliance of Equestrian Journalists, the Authors Guild, and the Society for Technical Communication. She has ridden and shown Western, hunt seat, and dressage. She is a senior technical editor with Science Applications International Corporation and lives with her husband, Geoff, in New Mexico.

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