Games For Kids On Horseback

by Gabriele Karcher

Practical Horseman, December 2014:
“Easy-to-read text and large, colorful photos…an excellent way for young riders to have fun at the barn while becoming more comfortable and confident in the saddle.”

Horse&Rider, November 2014:
“Endless entertainment.”

Good Horse, Bad Habits

by Heather Smith Thomas

Equine Journal, January 2015:
“Bottom Line: From stall vices to under saddle solutions, this book is one you will refer to over and over again.”

Northwest Horse Source, June 2014:
“A go-to manual for any horse owner, this book addresses a range of equine behavioral problems…Heather Smith Thomas dissects each issue, providing practical solutions, and discussing what to do if the fix doesn’t stick.”

Practical Horseman Editor’s Pick, May 2014:
“Author and lifelong equestrian Heather Smith Thomas’ new book was written to help riders quickly find solid solutions to common problems and get back on track with their horses…..Multiple solutions are presented for each problem as well as a ‘what to do if nothing works’ section.”

Pressure Proof Your Riding

by Daniel Stewart

Your Horse Magazine (UK), July 2014:
“If crippling nerves mean you no longer enjoy riding, this excellent ‘mentor’ will help you get back on track. Easy to follow, step-by-step guides are sure to reveal a much more positive you!”

Equine Journal, June 2014:
“Whether you are a serious competitor or just starting out, this book will inspire you to reach for your goals, while having fun with your horse.”

Dressage Today, May 2014:
“Daniel Stewart explains that stress, distraction, and anxiety go hand-in-hand with doing what we love. He walks readers through specific tools and tricks to manage and overcome the anxiety and shares tips on how to enjoy every minute of performing.”

Rider Fitness: Body & Brain

by Eckart Meyners

EQUUS Editor’s Pick, June 2014:
“This book delivers a comprehensive regime for mental and physical fitness at any riding level.”

The Riding Doctor

by Eckart Meyners

EquiFitt.com, January 2015:
“An excellent reference for a fitness keen rider, or for a riding coach or school.”

The Essex Rider Monthly (UK), November 2014:
“Complete exploration of what our bodies do on horseback.”

TheHorseStudio.com, September 2014:
“A super book…This book really breaks down the body and showcases with great photo help just what you need to do…in order to ride well.”

Practical Horseman Editor’s Pick, August 18, 2014:
“Author Dr. Beth Glosten’s training as a medical doctor and RiderPilates instructor makes her uniquely suited to write this book, which covers basic rider anatomy and details over 50 step-by-step exercises to improve awareness, strength, and control over the muscles you use most when you ride.”

A Gift Horse, July 26, 2014:
“The pictures and descriptions are wonderful. Many have step-by-step instructions, and each exercise then relates directly back to how it affects your riding.”

Equestrian Ink, July 8, 2014:
“Each exercise could benefit anyone, but Glosten’s instructions are laced with real-life stories and examples of how they create a better, more effective equestrian…The Riding Doctor makes me think of a more technical, practical Centered Riding: sort of a Centered Riding for the Rest of Us.”

The Riding Horse Repair Manual by Doug Payne

July 24, 2014, Eventing Nation

“A great read and a handy tool to have in your training arsenal…We definitely recommend this book for riders of all levels and disciplines.”

April 16, 2014, Horse Junkies United

“This book is a must buy! Whether you have a seasoned schoolmaster, a greenie who is just learning the ropes, or a problem child like my boy you will appreciate Doug’s honesty and vast knowledge in your pursuit of the perfect horse!”

Stretch Exercises For Your Horse by Karin Blignault

August 2014, Practical Horseman

“Readers will appreciate the author’s focus on keeping a horse sound, happy and able to perform to the best of his ability.”

Suffering In Silence by Jochen Schleese

November 2014, Elite Equestrian Magazine

“A comprehensive guide to saddle fit for both horses and riders.”

April 2014, Practical Horseman

“Schleese’s expertise makes this book an informative and interesting read.”

What Horses Reveal by Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling

July 2014, Your Horse Magazine (UK)

“Heart-warming stories of the author’s work with horses, which are brought to life with ‘as it happens’ photography, and at times it feels as though you’re right there with him.”

When Two Spines Align: Dressage Dynamics by Beth Baumert

January 2015, EquiFitt.com

“Classically correct in both human and horse biomechanics, with clear language for the non-technical reader and practical applications. You can indeed ‘try this at home.’”

January 2015, Practical Horseman

“It may be enough that this book is recommended by an impressive list of experts…But the best reason to read When Two Spines Align is that your horse will thank you for it.”

October 2014, Dressage Today Editor’s Pick

“Baumert shares exercises and photography to help riders find the ‘magical moments that can happen when horse and rider become one.’ If you’re a rider looking to find that magic, this book and the accompanying DVD, “How Riders Work,” belong in your library.”

December 21, 2014, Behind the Bit

“This is easily the most influential book I have read for a long, long time…So many great concepts it is almost overwhelming.”