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"Ride your horse today for the horse you want tomorrow." --Charles Wilhelm Learn from renowned trainer Charles Wilhelm as he spends a year taking Jaz Poco Salsa, a yearling foundation-bred quarter horse filly, from haltering through the first two months of riding. In this training diary, you'll see Wilhelm's Foundation Training system in action and share the experience of doing colt-starting right. This practical guide details the safe, recommended progression of training exercises and includes: Instructions covering everything from the essential basics through actual riding Step-by-step, detailed exercises and training activities you can do with your young horse Safety tips for grooming, feet handling, and preparing for the veterinarian Advice for handling common setbacks and problems Over 100 photos of the training and exercises A chapter on training yourself--the mental aspect of horsemanship An appendix packed with information on selecting and caring for a young horse Whether you are a novice, an intermediate, or an advanced horseperson, you can use this approach and these building blocks to get your horse mentally, emotionally, and physically ready to be your lifetime working partner.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780764596308
ISBN-10: 0764596306
Format: Hardback
(238mm x 162mm x 28mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publish Date: 8-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Charles Wilhelm

Charles Wilhelm, one of America's top six general horse trainers, is also a trainer of people. His ability to bridge the gap between horse and rider is legendary, as is his skill with problem horses. Wilhelm is a featured trainer at major horse expositions and the author of Building Your Dream Horse (Howell). He writes for several leading equestrian magazines, has a weekly show on RFD-TV, has been a speaker at UC Davis, and has appeared frequently on The Horse Show with Rick Lamb.

Books By Author Charles Wilhelm

Building Your Dream Horse by Charles Wilhelm

Building Your Dream Horse

Hardback, February 2005