Fitness, Performance, and the Female Equestrian

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Wiley, Oct 14, 1996 - Pets - 224 pages
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In praise of Fitness, Performance and the Female Equestrian
"This book is an important guide for women who want to feel well, ride well and extend their active years." Chrystine Jones Tauber former member United States Equestrian Team Grand Prix Jumping Squad

"Mary Midkiff is a new voice in our evolving cultural freedom, where insights unique to women in this case, in relation to horses and riding are welcome and needed." Richard M. Timms, M.D. chairman and CEO, Troxel Companies

"This is an exciting approach to an ancient relationship. Mary Midkiff has done horsewomen an important and useful service in bringing it all together." Mary Vernon practicing physician and professor of medicine Lawrence, Kansas

The Howell Equestrian Library is a distinguished collection of books on all aspects of horsemanship and horsemastership. The nearly fifty books in print offer readers in all disciplines and at all levels of competition sound instruction and guidance by some of the most celebrated riders, trainers, judges, and veterinarians in the horse world today. Whether your interest is dressage, show jumping, or western riding, or whether it is breeding, groomi ng, or health care, Howell has a book to answer your needs. Get to know the books in the Howell Equestrian Library; many are modern-day classics and have achieved the status of authoritative references in the estimation of those who ride, train, and care for horses.
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Contents

Whats behind the Magic
1
The Female Rider Is Different
15
Let the Force Move You
29
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

About the Author Mary D. Midkiff is a native of Lexington, Kentucky, and a University of Kentucky graduate in advertising and communication. Her lifelong involvement as a participant and a business professional in the horse industry has been diverse. In 1976, she received her Horsemaster's certification and has trained and instructed throughout the Northeast ever since. From 1986 to 1991, she served as the American Horse Council's Executive Secretary of Showing, State Horse Councils, and the Animal Welfare Task Force. In 1991, she founded Equestrian Resources (EQR), an Alexandria, Virginia-based equestrian marketing firm specializing in the promotion of show, sport, and recreational horse activities. She is also the founder of Women & Horses?(TM), a fitness and performance program devoted to practical advice and product information for the female equestrian.

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