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Horse Gaits, Balance and Movement

Horse Gaits, Balance and Movement - 93 edition

ISBN13: 978-0764587887

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ISBN13: 978-0764587887
ISBN10: 0764587889

Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 93
Copyright: 1993
Publisher: Howell Book House
Published: 1993
International: No

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Horse Gaits, Balance and Movement - 93 edition

ISBN13: 978-0764587887

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ISBN13: 978-0764587887
ISBN10: 0764587889

Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 93
Copyright: 1993
Publisher: Howell Book House
Published: 1993
International: No
Summary

See how your horse moves and become a better rider!Horses are born to move-a foal can walk trot and gallop within hours of birth. But not all horses move equally well and the way a horse moves can have a real impact on how you ride. In this unique book Susan Harris presents more than 300 eye-opening drawings that show you exactly how horses move. She illustrates movements common to all horses pinpoints movement problems reveals how a human in the saddle affects a horse's movement and helps you become a better more accomplished rider.Get a close-up look at horse gaits and transitionsObserve the differences between good and poor movementFind out how balance and conformation affect movementView flexion bending and lateral movementsSee the impact of shoeing and riding on movementDiscover practical tips to improve your horse's movement

Author Bio

Susan E. Harris is a renowned horsewoman author artist and riding instructor who conducts Centered Riding clinics and ''Anatomy in Motion'' demonstrations in the United States Europe and Australia

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.
Chapter 1. Why Learn About Gaits Balance and Movement?
Chapter 2. Basic Structure and Anatomy.
Chapter 3. How a Horse Moves: The Cycle of Movement.
Chapter 4. The Gaits and Transitions.
Chapter 5. Gait Qualities and Good Movement.
Chapter 6. Balance and Movement.
Chapter 7. Poor Movement.
Chapter 8. Flexion Bending and Lateral Movements.
Chapter 9. Types of Movement.
Chapter 10. Conformation and Movement.
Chapter 11. Shoeing and Movement.
Chapter 12. How the Rider Affects Movement.
Chapter 13. Improving Your Horse's Movement-Some Practical Tips.

Index.

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