9781510724785

Learning to Ride, Hunt, and Show

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  • ISBN13:

    9781510724785

  • ISBN10:

    1510724788

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-03-06
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Pub Co Inc
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Summary

Originally published in 1966, Learning to Ride, Hunt, and Show is still today recognized by many equestrians as the essential handbook for riders of every skill level.

Written by Gordon Wright, acknowledged to be the founding father of American horsemanship, this book every aspect of the fundamentals of riding, including chapters devoted to: • Horse anatomy • Tips on grooming • Trotting, galloping, and cantering • Jumping • Caring for a horse during illness • Equipment • Stable management
Whether you are a young rider looking to learn the fundamentals or a veritable professional seeking to perfect your technique, Learning to Ride, Hunt, and Show is an indispensable guide to all aspects of horsemanship.

Author Biography

Gordon Wright produced more horsemanship champions than any other trainer of his era, most notably William Steinkraus, George Morris, and Frank Chabot, all of whom went onto Olympic fame. At the time of his death in 1990, he was universally acclaimed as one of the most influential horsemen in the United States. He lived in White Plains, New York.

George Morris is a protégé of Gordon Wright. America’s most successful trainer of hunter/jumper riders, he now serves as coach of America’s gold-winning Olympic show jumping squad. Morris lives in Wellington, Florida.

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