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Horse Control - The Rider

by Tom Roberts

In this the third of Tom's books He covers training of the horse. There is so much here it's hard to know where to start. Correct dressage seat, selection of a saddle, about dressage. He then moves on to the aids, bit, control, riding. The books also covers details like riding a corner, rein-back and lateral movements and exercises, pirouette and half-pirouette, flying changes. Also covered are things like misuse of the double bridle, introducing jumping, polo then safety in the saddle - and out of it, light hands and final advice.