|INSIDE:||90 colour photographs 8 diagrams|
This book aims to guide the reader through preparing for and competing at their first event. Advice is given on making a critical assessment for a horse, and evaluating its strengths and weaknesses as a potential event horse. The book covers how to build on what your horse is naturally capable of achieving, with a view to putting together a suitable training plan for all phases of eventing.
Topics covered include:
- The demands of competition
- The psychology of competition training
- Fitness and preparation
- Training for dressage, cross country and show jumping
- Progressing to the next level