The courageous and heartbreaking story of a Czech countess who defied the Nazis in a legendary horse race.
Czechoslovakia, October 1937. Europe’s youngest democracy is on its knees. Millions are mourning the death of the nation’s founding father, the saintly Tomáš Masaryk. Across the border, the Third Reich is menacing – and plotting to invade.
A revised edition of the inspiring bestseller, now in paperback with new good rider profiles
This book is exactly what you need to become a better rider.
Storey’s Guide to Training Horses is a one-stop reference for every aspect of horse training, including a complete program for turning a shy and gangly foal into a calm, confident, well-balanced equine partner.$19.95ISBN: 9781493030767Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Lyons Press - August 9th, 2019
"I've started horses since I was 12 years old and have been bit, kicked, bucked off and run over. I've tried every physical means to contain my horse in an effort to keep from getting myself killed. I started to realize that things would come much easier for me once I learned why a horse does what he does. This method works well for me because of the kinship that develops between horse and rider.$34.95ISBN: 9781570766954Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Trafalgar Square Books - September 1st, 2014
Within riding exists a fundamental conflict of interest: The rider needs to have control--her confidence depends on her ability to control the balance of her own body as well as that of her very powerful horse. The horse, by nature, needs to feel free--free in both mind and body to express himself through movement.$16.95ISBN: 9781570767586Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Trafalgar Square Books - February 2nd, 2016
Internationally acclaimed horse trainer Mark Rashid shares and analyzes the remarkable events, quiet moments, and humbling stumbling blocks that--looking back--he can identify as significant in his personal journey to finding "softness" with both horses and people.$23.95ISBN: 9781630262389Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Howell Books - September 1st, 1997
Longeing and ground training are an important part of horsemanship, both in training the horse and in the education of the rider.$29.95ISBN: 9781612120522Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Storey Publishing, LLC - May 8th, 2012Ground training is the key to a safe and pleasurable riding experience. Designed for easy reference while working with your horse, this guide can be hung on a post. Riders of all disciplines and skill levels will benefit from these exercises that reinforce good habits and help develop a strong bond between horse and rider.$24.95ISBN: 9781570768866Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Trafalgar Square Books - March 27th, 2018
Charlotte Dujardin and her charismatic horse Valegro burst onto the international sports scene with their recordbreaking performance at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The world was captivated by the young woman with the dazzling smile and her dancing horse.$19.95ISBN: 9781580175425Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Storey Publishing, LLC - November 15th, 2004
Get in top riding shape! Designed to strengthen the muscles commonly used by equestrians while improving overall balance, flexibility, and coordination, this six-week fitness program includes clear instructions and step-by-step photographs for more than 70 exercises.$24.95ISBN: 9780813938301Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Virginia Press - August 31st, 2015
A prot g of the legendary Vladimir S. Littauer and for more than thirty years director of the riding program at Sweet Briar College, Paul D. Cronin is a well-known and highly respected trainer and riding instructor. Schooling and Riding the Sport Horse is Cronin's clear and practical guide to getting the most out of your horse in a humane and sensitive way.$22.95ISBN: 9781570769139Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Trafalgar Square Books - September 15th, 2018
German rider and equine veterinarian Dr. Gerd Heuschmann is well-known in dressage circles--admired for his plain speaking regarding what he deems the incorrect and damaging training methods commonly employed by riders and trainers involved in competition today.