Horseback Riding in Action

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Crabtree Publishing Company, Oct 1, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Get in the game with Crabtree's exciting series on some of children's favorite sports.

Features:
-- the history of the sport
-- basic rules of play
-- equipment and safety precautions
-- techniques and quick tips for kids on how to improve their skills
-- action-packed photos showing boys and girls demonstrating moves
-- emphasis on the value of fair play and teamwork
-- how the professional leagues work

The competitive world of horseback riding starts with caring for horses. Children will learn about the daily care of horses and the basics of horseback riding including equipment, mounting and dismounting, turning, stopping, trotting, and cantering.

Other topics cover:
-- practicing
-- preparing for competitions
-- competing in events such as show jumping
-- equitation or form and appearance

 

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