The Riding Horse Repair Manual by Doug Payne helps riders address the causes of many of the most common troublesome behaviors exhibited by horses as they express pain or unhappiness. This 224 page book is filled with instructions, schooling exercises, color photos and diagrams as detailed by well-known international competitor, judge and trainer Doug Payne.
How to Raise Horses, a book backed by the National FFA Organization, delivers all the information needed to raise and train horses. Written by the brother-sister duo and 4-H alumni Samantha and Daniel Johnson, this freshly updated second edition guide walks the reader through all the basics on health care, breeding, housing, exercise, feed, nutrition and raising foals.
When Two Spines Align: Dressage Dynamics by Beth Baumert details practical ways riders can learn to harness the balance, energies and forces at play when they’re in the saddle. Readers will discover how to use “positive tension” and the four physical “Powerlines”—Vertical, Connecting, Spiraling, and Visual—to become balanced and effective in the saddle. 248 pages.