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Horseback Riding For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-09719-9
388 pages
April 2007
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Part I: Beginning with Horseback Riding Basics.

Chapter 1: Giddy Up! Welcome to Horseback Riding.

Chapter 2: Head to Hoof: The Mind and Mechanics of a Horse.

Chapter 3: School’s in Session: Taking Riding Lessons.

Chapter 4: Mind and Body: Conditioning Yourself for Riding.

Chapter 5: Safety First: Protecting Yourself around Horses.

Part II: Getting Set with the Right Riding Style and Gear.

Chapter 6: Off into the Sunset: Western Riding.

Chapter 7: Not Just for the Brits: English Riding.

Chapter 8: Dressing Up Horses with Saddles.

Chapter 9: Getting a Heads-Up on Bridles.

Chapter 10: Equipping Yourself with Other Important Gear.

Part III: Settling into the Saddle and Easing into Riding.

Chapter 11: Working from the Ground, Saddling, and Bridling.

Chapter 12: Mounting and Dismounting.

Chapter 13: Enjoying the Walk.

Chapter 14: Bumping Up Your Skills with the Jog or Trot.

Chapter 15: Getting on the Fast Track with the Lope or Canter.

Chapter 16: Making the Leap into Jumping.

Part IV: Riding into Advanced Pastures.

Chapter 17: Graduating to the Next Level of Riding.

Chapter 18: Taking the Plunge by Buying a Horse.

Chapter 19: Exploring Horse Care.

Part V: Having Fun with Other Styles and Activities.

Chapter 20: Step Up: Riding Gaited Horses.

Chapter 21: Don’t Fence Me In: Trail Riding.

Chapter 22: Show Off: Riding in Competition.

Chapter 23: Even More Riding Styles and Activities.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 24: Ten Rules of Riding Etiquette.

Chapter 25: Ten Horseback Games to Improve Your Riding.

Appendix: Resources for Riders.


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