Part of the 'Complete Idiot's Guide' series.
This book covers everything young and beginning riders need to know, from basic riding skills for English and Western styles, jumping, dressage, and riding for fitness, to long-distance riding, trail riding, and fox hunting.
In simple, straightforward language, this book offers you information on:
- Finding the right stable
- Learning to trot, canter, and gallop
- Jumping a course
- Riding clothes and equipment
- Showing horses
- Upgrading horses, instructors, and competitions
- Further reading and online resources