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by Elaine Knox-Thompson and Suzanne Dickens

The New Zealand Guide to Riding and Horse Care is a comprehensive book designed for both the beginner and those at competition level.

This rider is guided through the first steps of basic horsemanship to more specialised activities. There is helpful advice for the new horse owner; the best type of horse to buy, correct saddlery, and suitable grazing. Particular emphasis is placed on horse care. There are detailed chapters on feeding and exercise, injuries and ailments and all aspects of grooming.

Those who wish to enter more specialised branches of riding will find invaluable advice and training programmes in the chapters on Dressage, Showing, Hunting, Novice jumping and eventing.

Hardback - 170 pages - first published 1977 - good condition, some wear to the edges of the dustjacket

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