Horse Gaits, Balance and Movement
Horse Gaits, Balance and Movement by Susan E. Harris
Book DescriptionSee how your horse moves and become a better rider! Horses are born to move - a foal can walk, trot and gallop within hours of birth. But not all horses move equally well, and the way a horse moves can have a real impact on how you ride. In this unique book, Susan Harris presents more than 300 eye-opening drawings that show you exactly how horses move. She illustrates movements common to all horses, pinpoints movement problems, reveals how a human in the saddle affects a horse's movement and helps you become a better, more accomplished rider. This book helps to: get a close-up look at horse gaits and transitions; observe the differences between good and poor movement; find out how balance and conformation affect movement; view flexion, bending and lateral movements; see the impact of shoeing and riding on movement; and, discover practical tips to improve your horse's movement.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780764587887
(233mm x 193mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publish Date: 23-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Susan E. Harris
Susan E. Harris is a renowned horsewoman author, artist and riding instructor who conducts Centered Riding clinics and "Anatomy in Motion" demonstrations in the United States, Europe and Australia. She contributes to Practical Horseman and is the author of six United States Pony Club guides as well as Grooming to Win, all from Howell Book House. Her Web site is anatomyinmotion.com.
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