Re-Educating Racehorses

Fred Cook Rowena Jane Simmonds
This fully comprehensive book guides the reader through the process of acquiring and subsequently re-training a racehorse. It provides an in-depth look at what life was like for the horse at the racing yard and how through correct training and education you can train your horse to become a happy adjusted athlete ready for everyday equestrian activities. Topics covered: Re-homing - what to consider when re-homing a racehorse out of training; Under New Management - how to ensure a smooth transition; Feeding and Nutrition - how diet affects performance; Working from the ground - a detailed look at the importance of groundwork training; and finally, Re-schooling - what is required of you and your horse.
Re-Educating Racehorses by Fred Cook Rowena Jane Simmonds

About the author

Fred Cook and Rowena Simmonds have built up an extensive client base from around the UK and a reputation for their knowledge and skills in handling and training difficult, temperamental and very sensitive horses. It was through their love of the thoroughbred and racing they became involved with the charity Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) soon after it was established in 2000. Fred and Rowena are now the Training Consultants to the Charity.