Gentle ways to improve the horse's core fitness while relieving pain related to conditions such as kissing spine.
Every equestrian wants to know: what is the difference between the horse that "dances" when you are on him, and the one that doesn't?
An incredible illustrated reference to help keep the horse sound in body and mind and at the top of his game.
In this highly illustrated book, equine physical therapy expert Helle Katrine Kleven begins with a comprehensible introduction to the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, as well as an instructive conversation covering biomechanics basics, then explores the major areas of physic
With her landmark first book Horse Speak: The EquineHuman Translation Guide, trainer Sharon Wilsie upended conventional methods of humanequine communication (using words and ropes, for example) with her clear classification of the language horses use with each other (body, breath, and intent), as well as an unparalleled explanation of how we as humans can effectively mirror it.
A revised edition with new photographs and textural updates.
Each horse, no matter the riding discipline, benefits from working with cavalletti. Dressage and eventing rider extraordinaire Ingrid Klimke explains how training with ground poles and cavalletti is one of her secrets of success.
This new edition of the highly regarded international bestseller illustrates the correct way to establish a sound, versatile training foundation in a young horse.
Over the course of her riding and horse training career, Kathrin Roida has progressively gained a deep appreciation for the benefits of gymnastic exercises, particularly those that can be taught to the horse from the ground.
The equine hoof is a complex marvel of natural engineering, built to withstand tremendous forces and able to adapt to an astonishing range of environmental conditions. It also changes dailyfor better or for worsein response to external and internal factors.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The dramatic and inspiring story of a man and his horse, an unlikely duo whose rise to stardom in the sport of show jumping captivated the nation
In A Good Horse Is Never a Bad Color, Mark Rashid continues to share his talent for training horses through communication rather than force. Rashid uses humorous, feel-good stories to relate his techniques of teaching horses by examining their view of the world.
The instant classic on horse movement is now completely revised and updated with color illustrations.
For the past 30-plus years, Mary Wanless and her bestselling Ride with Your Mind books and DVDs have helped revolutionize the art and science of riding horses.
A fantastically detailed and uniquely organized dressage reference for the rider.
Discover the what, the how, and-most importantly-the why of more than 100 dressage movements.