James C. Wofford

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Training the Three-Day Event Horse and Rider
Training the Three-Day Event Horse and Rider
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Training the Three-Day Event Horse and Rider

James C. Wofford

$27.95

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The sport of three-day eventing has existed for almost ninety years. For nearly thirty of them, James C. Wofford has been a leading competitor. In that time, he as had the opportunity to work with some of the most illustrious trainers, compete against the world's most talented competitors, and ride some of the greatest horses of the three-day event competition.

Using the same down-to-earth style that has made his eventing clinics so popular, Wofford uses his book to instruct you on what to look for when selecting a mount to compete in the three-day event, and shares his thoughts on the usefulness of various equipment and tack. He then goes on to give a detailed explanation of how to train for the three segments of competition: Dressage, Cross-Country, and Show Jumping. Conditioning, of course, is of the utmost importance in this sport. Wofford's conditioning program and his advice on competitive strategy will insure that you and your horse have plenty of stamina going into the final phase.

Long before it because the fastest-growing segment of English riding competition, James C. Wofford was a leader in the field of three-day eventing. Riders and trainers of all ages and levels of experience have something to learn from the remarkable and easily understood insights that he provides.

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James Wofford is a three-time Olympian and one of the best-known eventing trainers in the world today. In 2000, Wofford was listed by the Chronicle of the Horse as one of the “50 Most Influential Horseman of the 20th Century,” and he is a Hall of Fame inductee of both the United States Eventing Association and Culver Military Academy, which he attended. Wofford is the author of Training the 3-Day Event Horse and Rider; Gymnastics: Systematic Training for Jumping Horses; Modern Gymnastics; Take a Good Look Around; 101 Eventing Tips;

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Author James C. Wofford

Format: Hardcover

Total Page Count: 257

ISBN: 978-0-385-42520-9