Item description for Horseback Riding in Action (Sports in Action) by Kate Calder...
Overview Readers are introduced to the competitive world of horseback riding in this book that includes tips for the daily care of horses, the basics of horseback riding, practicing, preparing for competitions, and competing in events such as show jumping. Full-color photos and illustrations.
Publishers Description Get in the game with Crabtree's exciting series on some of children's favorite sports.
Features: -- the history of the sport -- basic rules of play -- equipment and safety precautions -- techniques and quick tips for kids on how to improve their skills -- action-packed photos showing boys and girls demonstrating moves -- emphasis on the value of fair play and teamwork -- how the professional leagues work
The competitive world of horseback riding starts with caring for horses. Children will learn about the daily care of horses and the basics of horseback riding including equipment, mounting and dismounting, turning, stopping, trotting, and cantering.
Other topics cover: -- practicing -- preparing for competitions -- competing in events such as show jumping -- equitation or form and appearance
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Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.49" Width: 8.44" Height: 0.18" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Oct 31, 2000
Publisher Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN 0778701794 ISBN13 9780778701798