Author(s): Tina Sederholm
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With a clear and down-to-earth approach from top trainer, Tina Sederholm, this book provides the building blocks that will enable you to reach your riding goals. Based on the systematic training approach used by her father Lars Sederholm uniting classical horsemanship with the demands of the competition world, Tina Sederholm introduces a series of exercises to help riders of all levels improve their skills. Set out in an easy to follow way, each exercise starts in its simplest form and progresses to more advanced versions making this book ideal for both novice and experienced riders alike. Packed full of stunning photographs, this book provides the theory and the practical exercises to achieve 'all-round horsemanship'.
Tina Sederholm is a riding coach who has been training horses and riders from novice to Olympic standard for the last 15 years. Daughter of the famous trainer, Lars Sederholm, she was educated at his internationally renowned training centre and competed in horse trials to an international level. She is author of Words of a Horseman and a regular contributor to Your Horse magazine. Tina lives in Long Crendon, Bucks.
Introduction Work on the Rider's Position Short stirrup work No stirrups Better hands and contact 'Legs away' and related exercises Following the movement in walk, trot and canter Basic Schooling of the Horse Responding willingly to forward and controlling aids In balance and keeping an even rhythm Bending and turning softly to left and right Straightness Basic Jumping Exercises Building confidence Seeing a stride Developing 'feel' Related distances Jumping a simple course Instructors: How to give a good lesson Tips for improving learning skills Index