The Complete Resource — Training, Conditioning, and Competing in All Three Phases

Phillip Dutton with Amber Heintzberger

$39.95

Code: MOEVWI
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Modern Eventing with Phillip Dutton
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Modern Eventing with Phillip Dutton

The Complete Resource — Training, Conditioning, and Competing in All Three Phases

Phillip Dutton with Amber Heintzberger

$39.95

Code: MOEVWI
Available to Ship

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This fabulously illustrated book covers training, conditioning, and competing in all three phases of events: dressage, cross-country, and show jumping. In addition, Dutton includes full chapters describing the special needs of the event horse, with tips and advice from the top experts who make up his internationally respected eventing team — his groom, his farrier, and his veterinarian. You'll find guidance in everything from daily maintenance to braiding and turnout, and from hoof care and studs to common health issues and "vet box" care of your horse during competitions.

With tips for finding the right event prospect, whatever your level of experience, as well as Dutton's own schooling exercises, both on the flat and over fences, the book promises to give you the leg up you need for a safe and confident start in the sport.

Everything You Need to Excel in Eventing including:

  • Tack & Equipment
  • Finding the Right Horse
  • Putting Together an Eventing Team
  • Horse & Rider Fitness
  • Basic Dressage Schooling
  • Cross-Country: No Fences
  • Cross-Country Jumping
  • Introduction to Show Jumping
  • Mental Preparation for Horse & Rider
  • Warming Up for Each Phase
  • Riding the Dressage Test
  • Walking the Cross-Country Course
  • Planning the Show Jumping Round
  • Staying Clear and Making Time
  • Grooming, Braiding, & Quarter Marks
  • Feeding the Working Athlete
  • Hoof Maintenance, Shoes, & Studs
  • Common Health Problems
  • Care of the Event Horse During Competition
  • And So Much More!
Includes 11 of Phillip's Personal Jumping Exercises!

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Phillip Dutton is a 12-time USEA Leading Rider of the Year and 5-time Olympian. He has represented Australia in three Olympic Games and four World Championships, and competed at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, 2010 World Equestrian Games, and 2012 London Olympics for the United States. Phillip has been named the top FEI World Event Rider, is a founding member of the Professional Riders Organization (PRO), and was voted the 2009 Developing Rider Coach of the Year, having coached many adult amateurs and USET shortlisted riders. He lives with his wife and three daughters in West Grove, Pennsylvania.

Amber Heintzberger is a freelance writer and photographer specializing in equestrian subjects. A lifelong horsewoman, she is a Graduate H-A of the US Pony Clubs; has competed at eventing, dressage, and other disciplines; and has worked at farms in the US, UK, Ireland, and the Netherlands. Amber has retrained several off-the-track Thoroughbreds and is coauthor of Beyond the Track: Retraining the Thoroughbred from Racehorse to Riding Horse. Amber lives in New York City with her husband and two children.

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Author Phillip Dutton with Amber Heintzberger

Format: Paperback

Total Page Count: 352

Illustrations: 269 photos, 11 diagrams

ISBN: 978-1-57076-489-9