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Riding for the rest of us : a practical guide for adult riders
Jahiel, Jessica.
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Publication Information:
New York : Howell Book House, [1996]

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xiv, 237 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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SF309 .J365 1996 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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A Practical Guide for Adult Riders
The Howell Equestrian Library is a distinguished collection of books on all aspects of horsemanship and horsemastership. The nearly fifty books in print offer readers in all disciplines and at all levels of competition sound instruction and guidance by some of the most celebrated riders, trainers, judges, and veterinarians in the horse world today. Whether your interest is dressage, show jumping, or Western riding, or whether it is breeding, grooming, or health care, Howell has a book to answer your needs. Get to know all the books in the Howell Equestrian Library; many are modern-day classics and have achieved the status of authoritative references in the estimation of those who ride, train, and care for horses.
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Author Notes

Jessica Jahiel is an Illinois-based instructor, trainer, and clinician. She trains horses, retrains problem horses, and gives lessons and clinics across the United States and in England. Her teaching goal is to develop balanced, willing, forward horses and thoughtful, tactful riders. She is actively involved with the United States Pony Clubs (USPC). Her stories, articles, and reviews have appeared in HorsePlay, The Chronicle of the Horse, Western Horseman, and the USPC News. Her second book, on training, is in preparation.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments. Foreword
1 The Advantages of Maturity
2 Reasons for Riding
3 Rider Fitness
4 Finding the Right Instructor
5 The Art of Taking Lessons
6 A Stable Environment
7 Successful Horse Hunting
8 Equipment for Horse and Rider
9 Riding and Schooling Alone
10 The Owner's Role in Health Care
11 Competitions and Clinics
12 Horse Sense and Horsemanship
A Books and Tapes
B Instructor Programs Offering Certification
C Reliable Mail-Order Sources
D Useful Addresses