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All About Endurance Riding Marcy Pavord

All About Endurance Riding By Marcy Pavord

All About Endurance Riding by Marcy Pavord


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This book will give the beginner all the information necessary to get started in the fascinating and growing sport of endurance riding. Everything is covered from basic training and selection of the right horse, to tack and equipment, fitness training, getting through your first competition and how to pass vetrinary inspections.

All About Endurance Riding Summary

All About Endurance Riding by Marcy Pavord

This book will give the beginner all the information necessary to get started in the fascinating and growing sport of endurance riding. Everything is covered from basic training and selection of the right horse, to tack and equipment, fitness training, getting through your first competition and how to pass the veterinary inspections. The author has provided a straightforward guide to the sport giving a clear insight into matters such as effective riding technique for long hours in the saddle, and what the veterinary judge expects of the horse and rider. The different types of ride and how to progress from basic pleasure rides up to full endurance competition are explained, together with the reasons for the strict veterinary rules to ensure the welfare of horses taking part in this demanding sport. Ride procedure, pacing the horse during the ride, planning your tactics and en route crewing are all covered, as are coping with riding over varying terrain, the relevant exercise physiology and how to prepare your horse for the veterinary inspections. This book is essential reading for every endurance rider who wishes to experience the ultimate satisfaction of ending the day with a successful completion.

About Marcy Pavord

Marcy Pavord is an international endurance rider, and trainer of both horses and riders to international level. She has produced many horses for the sport, including home-breds from the small stud which she runs with her husband, Tony, in the Black Mountains of Wales. Among her major successes have been the achievement of a Tom Quilty Gold Cup 100-mile buckle in the famous Australian ride, producing the millennium year British National Champion, Tawmarsh Tara, and winning the Arab Horse Society endurance trophy. Several of her horses are competing successfully in Bahrain, where she has trained the successful Amiri Endurance Team. She is an FEI (Federation Equestre Internationale) International Judge of endurance riding and has served the sport at various times on the British Endurance and former Long Distance Riding Group committees, the BHS Training and Education Advisory Committee and the working party to develop the new society, Endurance GB. She is the author of Endurance Start to Finish also published by J. A. Allen.

Additional information

GOR003341182
9780851318165
0851318169
All About Endurance Riding by Marcy Pavord
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The Crowood Press Ltd
2002-08-01
24
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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