The Riding Horse Repair Manual

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.


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The Riding Horse Repair Manual by Doug Payne offers solid solutions for addressing troublesome behavior or performance issues in horses. These problems exist at all levels as horses express discomfort and discontent in a variety of ways, including bucking, rearing, bolting, pulling, grinding teeth, refusing fences and running out to name a few. Many times these behaviors are rooted in poor riding and training, and that means that in most cases, an honest self-assessment of the rider’s skill set, a list of achievable goals to improve position and aiding, and a broadened repertoire of solid schooling exercises are the tools needed to fix existing and future problems.

International dressage and eventing competitor, USEF judge and trainer Doug Payne has made a name for himself in equestrian circles as the “go-to guy” when it comes to finding a way forward with “problem horses.” This book shares Doug’s tips and techniques for solving some of the most common contact issues, unruly outbursts and jumping problems that riders experience. In The Riding Horse Repair Manual, you’ll find causes for problem behavior, from physical issues to holes in the horse’s education, plus dozens of professionally tested solutions and step-by-step exercises. Throughout, incredibly detailed color photo series provide micro-moments in the saddle, enabling you to observe how minute changes in your seat and aids that can ultimately lead to major changes in your horse’s behavior. 224 pages with photos and diagrams.

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