|Despite what we see in
cowboy movies, Western riding is more than vaulting onto a horse and
galloping across the lone prairie. It requires balance, finesse, and
above all, effective communication between horse and rider.
its finest level, not only is Western Horsemanship an important and
popular horse show class, but it is also the foundation for such other
events as reining, roping, trail, and working cow horse.
Western Horsemanship Tips offers useful advice for the
rider and trainers.
From selecting a suitable Western Horsemanship
mount and the necessary tack and equipment, to preparing horse and
rider for competition, to winning strategies for the show arena, 101 Western
Horsemanship Tips is an essential guide for all Western
101 Western Pleasure
and Horsemanship Tips
of Western Riding and Showing
by Moira C. Harris
The Lyons Press, 2007.