The Rider's Problem Solver

Your Questions Answered: How to Improve Your Skills, Overcome Your Fears, and Understand Your Horse

Author: Jessica Jahiel

Publisher: Storey Publishing

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

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From the best way to break in a pair of stiff new boots to mastering a difficult jumping routine, Jessica Jahiel addresses hundreds of common problems facing amateur horse-riders. Offering helpful tips and plenty of encouragement, this comprehensive guide covers a wide range of riding concerns that include both physical (painful joints) and psychological (fear of accidents) issues. Jahiel’s informal yet informative approach will not only help you overcome nagging riding obstacles, but inspire you to enjoy your riding experience to its fullest.

The Horse Training Problem Solver

Your questions answered about gaits, ground work, and attitude, in the arena and on the trail

Author: Jessica Jahiel

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Pets

Page: 416

View: 845

Training a horse can be a frustrating experience for rider and animal alike. From dealing with a horse that won’t listen to rectifying erratic behavior, this guide covers hundreds of common training challenges and offers proven solutions to your most pressing issues. Stressing effective communication, realistic goals, and the importance of an enjoyable atmosphere, Jessica Jahiel helps you get the most out of your training sessions by pinpointing what’s causing the problem and providing strategies to help both rider and horse stay engaged and focused.

The Horse Behavior Problem Solver

All Your Questions Answered About How Horses Think, Learn, and React

Author: Jessica Jahiel

Publisher: Storey Publishing

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Category: Pets

Page: 416

View: 646

Understanding your horse’s behavior is an essential aspect of creating a mutual bond of trust, respect, and friendship. In a handy question-and-answer format, Dr. Jessica Jahiel explains the language and logic of how horses learn and communicate, enabling you to interpret and properly respond to your animal’s quirky ways. From fear of the vet to unstoppable kicking, this guide provides proven techniques for helping your horse break bad habits, along with creative ideas for fostering a healthy relationship filled with love and affection.

The Dressage Rider's Problem-Solver

Author: Barry Marshall

Publisher: Crowood Press

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 144

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In the pursuit of excellence, problems or difficulties are bound to arise. This practical and authoritative handbook will enable the dressage rider to identify faults, find their cause, and set about putting them right. Areas covered include rider’s position and horse’s outlines; saddlery; dressage terminology; paces; school movements; rein-back and pirouettes; flying changes; piaffe and passage; and finally test riding.

Choosing the Right Bit for Your Horse

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-273

Author: Jessica Jahiel

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Pets

Page: 32

View: 424

Jessica Jahiel explains everything you need to know about the different types of bits and how they work so that you can decide which one is best for your horse, your goals, and your budget. She also shows you how to position and adjust bits correctly and goes over the options for riders who prefer not to use a bit at all.

101 Jumping Exercises for Horse & Rider

Author: Linda Allen

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

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Get jumping! This collection presents a logical series of fun and rewarding exercises that are designed to develop your horse-jumping skills. With straightforward instructions and clear arena maps, this guide can be hung on a pole and easily referenced from the saddle. In addition to clearly articulated goals and progressively difficult variations, each exercise also includes encouraging advice on what the rider should keep in mind while jumping. Saddle up and get ready to fly through the air with grace and confidence.

Ride the Right Horse

Understanding the Core Equine Personalities & How to Work with Them

Author: Yvonne Barteau

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 312

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A good personality is the single most desirable quality in a horse, yet it is much harder to assess than conformation or gait. Describing the four basic equine personality types — social, fearful, aloof, and challenging — and their various combinations, Yvonne Barteau shows you how to recognize distinct behavior patterns that can indicate any horse’s personality. Stressing the importance of compatibility between rider and horse, Barteau helps you achieve equestrian success through finding a horse whose personality best matches your individual riding style.

Keeping Your Old Horse Feeling Young

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-275

Author: Jessica Jahiel

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 32

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A Good Life for a Horse's Golden Years. The aging of horses in your care is inevitable and, in fact, you may prefer to work with older horses to take advantage of their experience and patience in teaching young riders. But what can your expect of an older horse? Does he have special needs? Is he capable of carrying a workload, or should he be allowed to retire? How do you keep him healthy and happy? Jessica Jahiel answers these questions and more, covering such vital topics as proper feeding, general care, and the importance of regular exercise and companionship, all of which result in an excellent quality-of-life for your older horse. With her practical, expert advise, your aging horse will remain your trusty, trusting steed for years to come.

The Horseback Almanac

Author: Jessica Jahiel

Publisher: Lowell House

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 636

An introduction to horseback riding, covering riding lessons, grooming, saddles and bridles, horse shows, riding groups, and more.

Strides

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Category: Horsemanship for people with disabilities

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