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Barrett, Janet

On the Fence

A Parent`s Handbook of Horseback Riding

€ 22.95

A unique guide that helps parents get their kids off to a good start in the saddle

This practical handbook shows how to pursue horseback riding in a way that suits the child as well as the family`s lifestyle and budget.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS VIII
1 So, Your Child Wants to Ride a Horse
1(12)
One Sport, Many Choices
3(1)
Introducing the Horse
4(2)
First of All, Riding Is Fun
6(1)
Benefits of Riding
7(1)
Any Drawbacks?
8(1)
When to Begin?
9(2)
Getting Acquainted with Riding
11(1)
What`s Next?
12(1)
2 First Steps Toward Riding
13(17)
Finding a Stable
14(2)
Good Stables and Not So Good Ones
16(1)
Stables for Every Taste
17(1)
Calling Stables
18(1)
Types of Lessons
19(2)
Checking Out the Stable
21(2)
Meeting the Instructor
23(5)
Special Considerations for Your Child
28(1)
Scheduling the First Lesson
29(1)
3 The First Lesson
30(8)
What to Wear
30(2)
Should You Watch?
32(1)
What to Expect at the First Lesson
33(2)
Spotting a Poor Lesson or Instructor
35(1)
How Much Can You Judge from One Lesson?
36(2)
4 Continuing with Riding
38(13)
The First Few Lessons
40(2)
The Right Horse—or Pony—for Your Child
42(2)
A Small Investment in Equipment
44(4)
No Coaching from the Sidelines, Please
48(1)
Learning to Communicate with Horses
49(2)
5 How to Survive in an Expensive Sport
51(13)
Keeping Lesson Costs in Check
52(4)
Finding Equipment to Fit Your Budget
56(1)
Making Shows Affordable
57(5)
To Buy or Not to Buy a Horse?
62(1)
Keeping the Reins in Your Hands
63(1)
6 Walk, Trot, ...and Now Canter
64(10)
What You`re Both Learning Now
65(1)
Getting a Little Nervous?
66(3)
Equipment Considerations at This Point
69(2)
Keeping It Fun
71(1)
Being an Interested, Knowledgeable Parent
71(3)
7 Starting to Jump
74(25)
Is Your Child Ready to Jump?
76(1)
Is It Too Soon to Jump?
76(2)
Starting Slowly
78(1)
Safe Jumping
79(1)
Beginner Jumps
80(3)
Understanding Jumping
83(14)
When to Slow the Pace
97(2)
8 Your Dedicated Rider
99(8)
Living with a Rider in the Family
100(1)
Increasing Benefits of Riding
101(1)
Keeping Watch over Schoolwork
102(1)
Equipment Considerations at This Point
103(4)
9 Getting Involved in Horse Shows
107(16)
Is Showing for Your Child?
108(3)
More Than Ribbons: Benefits of Shows
111(1)
Types of Shows
112(2)
Can You Afford Showing?
114(7)
When Is Your Child Ready for Showing?
121(2)
10 Your Child`s First Show 123(17)
What to Expect at the Show
125(6)
What to Expect from Your Child`s Instructor
131(2)
How You Can Help...and Hinder
133(3)
Equipment Considerations at This Point: Show Clothes
136(4)
11 Looking to New Ventures 140(12)
Will Your Child Continue Riding?
141(1)
Adding More Learning Opportunities
142(1)
Getting a Solid Foundation
143(2)
Expanding Options: Deciding Where to Go Next
145(3)
The `Horse of My Own` Bug
148(4)
12 Buying a Horse for Your Child 152(15)
What about Co-Owning?
153(1)
It`s Not the Purchase Price, It`s the Upkeep
154(5)
Involving Your Trainer
159(1)
What Makes a Good First Horse?
160(1)
Vetting before You Buy
161(3)
Life with a Horse in the Family
164(3)
13 Riding—A Family Affair 167(2)
APPENDIX: THERAPEUTIC RIDING PROGRAMS 169(11)
What Can Be Achieved?
170(2)
Is Therapeutic Riding for Your Child?
172(1)
Choosing a Facility
173(3)
Beginning a Program
176(1)
Parents as a Part of the Therapeutic Riding Team
177(3)
GLOSSARY OF HORSE AND RIDING TERMS 180(32)
INDEX 212
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
216 pagina's
Januari 2006
363 gram
235 x 159 x 13 mm
JOHN WILEY & SONS INC us

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