Stef Eardley and Stephanie Bateman

$45.00

Code: RIBEGU
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Riding: A Beginners Guide
Riding: A Beginners Guide
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Riding: A Beginners Guide

Stef Eardley and Stephanie Bateman

$45.00

Code: RIBEGU
This book has low inventory. There may be a delay in shipping this book.

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Stef Eardley, an experienced instructor, and Stephanie Bateman, an equestrian journalist and horsewoman, have combined forces to provide an introduction to horsemanship for those starting to ride or already taking lessons. 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, and understanding their basic nature; mountingļæ½getting on and off; the 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 and how to change from left to right; the value of lungeing; hacking, opening gates, galloping, road work, coping with traffic; and riding etiquette.

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Stef Eardley is a Registered BHSII and UKCC Level 3, List 5 dressage judge, British Dressage registered trainer, and listed para-coach. Stephanie Bateman is a freelance journalist, the Scottish regional dressage reporter for Horse & Hound, and a regular contributor to Horse & Rider and HORSE magazine.

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Author Stef Eardley and Stephanie Bateman

Format: Paperback

Total Page Count: 144

Illustrations: color photos

ISBN: 978-1-908809-23-0