100 Ways to Improve Your Riding
Common Faults and How to Cure Them 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Susan McBane
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100 Ways to Improve Your Riding by Susan McBane
Book DescriptionRiding in perfect balance with the lightest application of aids is something most riders strive to achieve. But without the help of an instructor by your side at all times, it is easy for bad habits to develop unnoticed. With over 100 photographs showing common riding faults - such as tipping forward, weak lower leg position, heavy hands and incorrect application of the aids - this is an outstanding guide for anyone aiming for grace, balance and accuracy in their riding. Each of the 100 features includes a technique to work on and advice on what might go wrong and how to put it right. Focus is also given to the right mental approach, rounding off this complete riding problem solver. Classical riding instructor Susan McBane offers simple yet effective advice on how to identify and remedy 100 of the most common riding problems, with a straightforward and accessible approach to horses. Designed in easy-to-reference sections, 100 Ways to Improve Your Riding is the ultimate equestrian problem solver, helping you to get the most out of your ability and your horse. 'The instruction given in the book is ...based on sound classical principles ...a good buy for just about any rider and riding teacher. ' The Classical Riding Club
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780715325513
(263mm x 193mm x 11mm)
Imprint: David & Charles
Publisher: David & Charles
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Susan McBane
Horse Senses, Hardback (November 2011)
In this book the author compares the horses sensory organs with those of humans; the five senses are covered - hearing, sight, smell, taste and touch. Each section explains how the horses sense works and then this is related to care, behaviour and riding, explaining why some practices are appropriate and why some are not.
Six Steps to a Schooled Horse, Hardback (March 2009)
Features a step-by-step training program for horse and rider. This title includes practical explanation and riding exercises that provide a framework for achieving the six elements of a schooled horse, identified as: relaxation, rhythm, contact, straightness, impulsion, and collection.
100 Ways to Improve Your Horse's Schooling, Paperback (June 2008)
Offers a comprehensive gallery of ideas for improving the training of different horses. This book includes chapters, which deal with a range of topics progressing from improving stable manners and ridden skills, to checking riding habits and honing a mental approach to schooling.
Horse Owner's Essential Survival Guide, Paperback (August 2007)» View all books by Susan McBane
Shows you how to revolutionize the way you keep your horse to make more time and save money while maintaining a high level of care. This book explains how to plan your year and develop failsafe ways to keep track of essential tasks such as farrier's appointments and keeping vital supplies in stock.
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Author Biography - Susan McBane
Author of over 40 equestrian books, Susan McBane has a straightforward and accessible approach to riding. She holds the Classical Riding Club Gold Award and trained with legendary names including Desi Laurent and Nuno Oliviera. Susan lives near Darwen, Lancashire.
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