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Riding: A Beginner's Guide

By Stef Eardley , Stephanie Bateman

ISBN: 9781908809230
PUBLISHED: 30/09/2014
PAGES: 160
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: Colour throughout

The book includes everything the new rider needs to know, from where to ride and what to wear, to early lessons, hacking out and even competing.

Topics covered include: how to behave around horses, with an understanding of their basic nature; mounting - getting on and off; basic position in the saddle and how to hold the reins; how to stop, go and steer; walk, trot (rising/sitting) and canter; the jumping position and polework; how to hold a whip, changing from left to right; the value of lungeing; hacking, opening gates, galloping, road work, coping with traffic; and riding etiquette.

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