What Every Horse Should Know: A Training Guide to Developing a Confident and Safe Horse

What Every Horse Should Know: A Training Guide to Developing a Confident and Safe Horse

by Cherry Hill

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Overview

Train your horse to embrace a life around humans. Focusing on developing the skills vital for every domesticated horse, this guide stresses the importance of creating an atmosphere where both trainer and horse can overcome fear and cultivate mutual respect. With a series of tests to gauge your horse’s knowledge and training exercises to enrich and strengthen your horse’s comfort around people, you can increase attentiveness, boost confidence, and help your horse reach his full potential.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781603427548
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 04/08/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 872,549
File size: 15 MB
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About the Author

Cherry Hill is an internationally known instructor and horse trainer and has written numerous books, including 101 Arena Exercises for Horse & Rider, Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage, How to Think Like a Horse, What Every Horse Should Know, and Horse Care for Kids. Visit her at www.horsekeeping.com, where you can find information on her books, DVDs, and horsekeeping knowledge.

Table of Contents

Contents
What Do Horses Need to Know?

Part One - No Fear
Chapter 1 No Fear of People
Chapter 2 No Fear of Restriction or Restraint
Chapter 3 No Fear of Things
Chapter 4 No Fear of Restriction by People with Things

Part Two - Leadership and Partnership
Chapter 5 Respect
Chapter 6 Attitude and Attention
Chapter 7 Patience
Chapter 8 Yielding

Part Three - The Work
Chapter 9 Forward into Contact
Chapter 10 Bending and Flexing
Chapter 11 Steady and Straight
Chapter 12 Lateral Work
Chapter 13 Balance
Chapter 14 Pulling It All Together
Chapter 15 Goals

Afterword
Index

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