Everyday Horsemanship

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Sterling, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 224 pages
Horsemanship means more than just saddling up and enjoying a ride: it's the art of working with horses, respecting them, and understanding how to treat them. This unique illustrated guidebook will delight people with a passion for horses who want the latest and greatest ideas for tending to their animals. Both competitive and recreational equestrians will find essential information on where to find horses, how to care for them, and how to enjoy them in different ways. See how to set horsemanship goals, from endurance riding and cross-country to vaulting and dressage; select a trainer; and diversify workouts. Become a vital part of the horse community by volunteering for riding programs or rescue barns. Stabling, grooming, nutrition, riding etiquette, medical care, and even money-saving ideas for maintaining a horse: all this receives extensive coverage. All horses agree: this is a must-have for their owners!

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User Review  - willowwaw - LibraryThing

This was a decent book to read. It had lots of nice fundamental equestrian guidelines and ideas. It was very much a book geared toward beginners or amateur horse owners. Even though it is written more for the english equestrian, western riders can still gain insight and knowledge. Read full review

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