Therapeutic Riding - PATH International Recommended Books
Aspects and Answers
The Cheff Center's book on therapeutic riding. Includes instruction, games and exercises, organizing a riding program, how physical and non-physical disabilities influence therapy and much more.
08-0142 Aspects and Answers $54.99
Horse Gaits, Balance and Movement
Harris. Recommended reading for the PATH International (NARHA) Certified Instructor examination. Covers anatomy and conformation, types of movements, flexion, bending and lateral movements, shoeing, and methods of improving a horse's movement.
08-0167 Horse Gaits, Balance and Movement $29.99
US Pony Club Manuals of Horsemanship
Suggested reference by PATH International (NARHA) for the Certified Instructor examination. D Level, Basics for Beginners, C Level, Intermediate Horsemanship and B/HA/A Levels, Advanced Horsemanship.
US Pony Club Manual of Horsemanship: B/HA/A Levels
This new edition includes updated and enhanced information on the most recent topics added to the Pony Club curriculum, including land conservation, horse health and safety, nutrition and veterinary topics, better organization for easy reference, and a full update of critical developments in riding, instruction, and competition.
This manual, the third of the United States Pony Club Manuals of Horsemanship, builds on the fundamentals covered in Basics for Beginners/D Level and Intermediate Horsemanship/C Level. Whether you are a Pony Clubber who has passed the C Level tests, a rider who has mastered the same skills, a riding instructor or a stable manager, this manual will enable you to increase your skills and teach you what you need to know to ride with correct, classical technique in advanced work on the flat, over fences, and in the open; to evaluate and school horses; to teach horsemanship; and to manage a stable efficiently.
08-0169 US Pony Club Manual of Horsemanship: B/HA/A Levels $33.99
US Pony Club Manual of Horsemanship: C Level
The C Level is an intermediate level of horsemanship. This C Level manual builds on material covered in The United States Pony Club Manual of Horsemanship: Basics for Beginners/D Level. Whether you are a Pony Clubber who has passed the D Level tests or simply a rider who has mastered the same basics, this manual will enable you to increase your skills and teach you what you must know in order to ride independently and correctly with good position, balance, and use of the aids on the flat, over fences, and in the open. At the intermediate level you are expected to take more responsibility for the care and management of your pony, and you will learn how to do this as well. In addition, you will learn the skills needed for conditioning and preparing your pony and yourself for competitions and special events. From the C Level, you may go on to higher Pony Club ratings such as B, H A, or A Ratings, or specialize in such disciplines as dressage, show jumping, eventing, and showing. Or you may just want to have the pleasure of caring for your horse or pony and participating in your favorite riding activities. Either way, The United States Pony Club Manual of Horsemanship: Intermediate Horsemanship/C Level will give you an excellent basis in horsemanship for the lifelong enjoyment of horses and horse sports.
08-0170 US Pony Club Manual of Horsemanship: C Level $19.99
US Pony Club Manual of Horsemanship: D Level
Required reading for every Pony Club Member now in a valuable new edition.
The United States Pony Club (USPC) is among the largest equestrian organizations in the United States, with more than 14,000 members in 600 clubs spread across 49 states, credited with training many current and past Olympic competitors. The USPC Manuals are required reading for every Pony Club Member, and will continue to be required reading into their new editions.
This book is written and illustrated for youngsters who want to learn to ride, especially members of the U.S. Pony Clubs, Inc., who want to meet the USPC's Standards of Proficiency. If you're that youngster, you will be able to read this book on your own. This classic guide will show you how to become a careful, thoughtful rider and how to communicate with and understand your pony. Some sections, however, are meant to be read by an adult (a parent or riding instructor), so you can get the extra help you may need to reach your goals. By the time you have read this book you will know a lot about riding in a ring and in the open; beginning jumping; pony care and handling; safety; having fun and meeting challenges; and much more. New information on critical developments in riding, instruction, and competition.
08-0171 US Pony Club Manual of Horsemanship: D Level $19.99