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Title:
Western training : theory & practice
Author:
Brainard, Jack, 1921-
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Publication Information:
Colorado Springs, CO : Western Horseman, Inc. ; Austin, TX : Distributed to the book trade by Texas Monthly Press, [1989]

©1989
Physical Description:
135 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780911647167
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The foundations for western riding and training.


Author Notes

Jack Brainard has been breeding, raising, and training horses for a living since 1947. He and his wife, Susan, live on their Diamond B Ranch at Aubrey, Texas. Over the years, Jack has developed, trained, and shown many AQHA Champions. Jack has also been judging halter and performance events since 1948, and has judged every major Quarter Horse show in the country at least once. He also has judged Paints, POAs, Appaloosas, Palominos, mules, and draft horses, and holds a judge's card in both the NCHA and NRHA


Table of Contents

Jack Brainard
1 Halter Breakingp. 8
2 Care and Managementp. 18
3 Selecting a Prospectp. 22
4 First Saddlingp. 32
5 Where Are We Headed?p. 42
6 Calmnessp. 48
7 Straightnessp. 56
8 Collectionp. 64
9 Lateral Controlp. 74
10 Lead Changesp. 88
11 Stopsp. 100
12 Plan Your Routinep. 114
13 Avoiding Defensivenessp. 120
14 Profilep. 126