The Right Track
Arena Exercises for Riders and Instructors
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|Format: ||Paperback, 189 pages|
|Other Information: ||illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 June 2007|
This is a great handbook for any riding instructor, packed with ideas to help your lessons. With arena exercises designed to fine-tune rider coordination and communication, as well as improve transitions, rhythm, flexion, accuracy, and balance, this indispensable collection of schooling techniques will revitalize flatwork sessions, making them interesting, fun, and above all, effective. The Right Track includes: Arena patterns ranging from beginner to advanced level Clear diagrams, step-by-step instructions, and tips for applying lessons learned to outside activities Warm-up and cool-down exercises for home and shows Varied practice in all three gaits, including lateral work, lengthenings, and collection Creative ways to implement halts and rein-backs in training regimens A handy spiral binding to allow for practical use in the barn and ringside The perfect "one-hour lesson plan" for instructors"
About the Author
Sarah Venamore is a certified Pony Clubs instructor who specializes in dressage and jumping. She is well known for the creative arena exercises she designs for students.
"From cover to cover, "The Right Track" encourages riders to improve and it shows them the way to do it. Instructors and students will find it invaluable." --"The Aiken Horse" "Whether you're an instructor looking for ideas or a rider looking to break out of riding in endless circles, this book deserves a spot in your tack trunk." --"Practical Horseman" "Helps keep flatwork fresh for single and group riders of all abilities. . . . No doubt about it, "The Right Track" will quickly become a permanent fixture in many tack boxes." --"Horse Illustrated"
21.13 x 16.26 x 1.22 centimetres (0.41 kg)|
15+ years |