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Horse Showing for Kids - CHERYL KIMBALL

Horse Showing for Kids

Paperback Published: 1st May 2004
ISBN: 9781580175012
Number Of Pages: 160
For Ages: 10 - 14 years old

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Tens of thousands of kids are already competing in the horse show circuit or are working their way toward that goal. Many more are still dreaming of their first blue ribbon. This pack - along guide provides young competitors with everything they need to know about horse shows: what to bring for themselves and for the horse, what to wear, who does what at the show, show - ring etiquette, safety tips, "winning ways" to impress the judge, and much, much more. The book also features expert advice from the pros: Cherry Hill on horsemanship and equitation, Linda Allen on hunter - jumper, Kansas Carradine on cutting, and Mandy McQuay on excelling in both Western and English riding. In addition, readers will find horse show tips from teenage competitors. This friendly, informative handbook informs and inspires while also being lots of fun. Readers will find useful tips and checklists, behind- the-scenes photos from horse shows, infographics, intriguing sidebars, and cartoons. There's even space for keeping a journal, plus a Show Diary at the end of the book. This is a handbook every horse-crazy kid will love

Industry Reviews

Everything young equestrians need to know about getting ready for horse shows " School Library Journal"


A COMPLETE HORSE GUIDE " American Quarter Horse Journal"

"" a blue ribbon book. " American Quarter Horse Journal""

Everything young equestrians need to know about getting ready for horse shows School Library Journal

A COMPLETE HORSE GUIDE American Quarter Horse Journal

a blue ribbon book. American Quarter Horse Journal"

"Everything young equestrians need to know about getting ready for horse shows..." - School Library Journal

..".A COMPLETE HORSE GUIDE..." - American Quarter Horse Journal

..".a blue ribbon book." - American Quarter Horse Journal

Preface: Good Luck to You!
All About Showingp. 1
Different Types of Horse Showsp. 2
Pleasure Shows
Show Story
Performance Shows
Breed Shows
Pick Your Show!
Secrets of Success
Using a Coach
Ask Yourself
Different Types of Classesp. 16
Two Ways of Judging
Show Jumping
Show Story
There's Plenty More
Memorizing Tips
Who's Who: Show Peoplep. 30
In the Secretary's Booth
Whom Do I Ask?
Show Story
Planning Your Show Season
You and Your Horsep. 41
The Right Horsep. 42
A Horse of Your Own
The Vet Check
Show Story
Horse-Hunting Tips
Ask Yourself
Conditioning and Trainingp. 52
Ride, Ride, Ride!
Safety First
Working with a Coach or Trainer
Show Story
Mental Fitness
Ask Yourself
On the Roadp. 64
Buying Your Own
Trailer-Training Your Horse
Show Story
Homework Time
All About Groomingp. 76
Grooming Basics
Level-Two Grooming
Grooming for a Show
Show Story
Grooming Supplies
It's Show Time!p. 89
Dressing for Successp. 90
Safety Equipment
Western Attire
English Attire
Show Story
Buying Used
A Horse of a Different Color
Final Check
Planning for a Showp. 100
Planning Is the Key
The Day Before
Sweet Dreams
Show Story
At the Show
Good Sportsmanship
On the Big Dayp. 110
The Ups and Downs of Showing
Show Ring Etiquette
Show Story
Looking Good
Winning Ways
Reviewing Your Performance
Ask Yourself
How Did You Do?
After the Showp. 122
Tidy Up
Heading Out
Show Story
Ask Yourself
What's Next?p. 129
Onward and Upwardp. 130
To the Next Level
Changing Disciplines
A More Advanced Horse
Show Story
Ask Yourself
Staying Organizedp. 138
Packing for Your Horse
Packing for Yourself
A Backpack of Extras
Countdown to Show Timep. 140
Show Diaryp. 142
Resourcesp. 148
Indexp. 149
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781580175012
ISBN-10: 1580175015
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 10 - 14 years old
For Grades: 5 - 9
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st May 2004
Publisher: Storey Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 18.9  x 1.32
Weight (kg): 0.52