Peter Leone's Show Jumping Clinic: Success Strategies for Equestrian Competitors

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Storey Publishing, Jun 5, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 224 pages
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Sharing wisdom gained through decades of riding at the highest levels of competition, Olympic medalist Peter Leone shows you how to achieve jumping success. Covering the fundamental principles of jumping, this guide stresses solid riding mechanics and the importance of a respectful friendship between horse and rider. With focused exercises that are designed to improve both the physical skills and mental toughness required for equestrians of all levels, you’ll learn how to bring out the best in your horse and successfully reach your riding goals.
 

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Contents

Foreword
17
Introduction
20
The Fundamentals of Good Riding
24
Foundations over Fences
83
Eyes on the Prize Showing and Competing
163
Appendixes
192
Acknowledgments
204
Interior Photography Credits
206
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Kimberly S. Jaussi, PhD, is a rider, coach, leadership professor, and author.

Peter Leone was a member of the United States Equestrian Team, winning a silver medal at the 1996 Olympics. Winner of more than 50 Grand Prix competitions, including the 2010 Devon Grand Prix, Leone coaches professionals, amateurs, and juniors for the world's top show jumping, equitation, and hunter competitions.

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