Horse-Sense and Horsemanship of To-Day Economy and Method in Training Hunters and Polo Ponies


1st edition hardcover in dark green cloth boards with gold titles show bumped corners and some light 'mottling on cloth at fore-edge of frt board, shows well on the gilt title spine. No dust wrapper. 180 tight and bright heavy stock pages without tears or soil. A wonderful read, profusely illustrated with 41 b/w photos. Clear, concise and current forward seat info within including polo, the galloping game. Chapters include: The Rider's Seat & Hands, Theory - Jumping Qualifications - Condition - Balance - Bits, First Lessons - Free Jumping - Schooling In Long Reins - Circular Manege - Schooling Mounted - Dispensing With Wings - Presenting a Young Horse at a Fence - Sticky Fencers - Horses That Rush - Horses That are Unable to Attain Their Correct Balance When Jumping - Martingales, The Rider's Seat Over Fences - Action of the Hands - Refusing Horses - Amount of Schooling a Youngster May be Given - Hunting, Show Jumping, First Aid, Types - Deductions From Measurements - The Horse's Mentality - A Lucky Day- or A Hunt With Mr. X, Problems of Purchase, Conformation of Polo Ponies and Hunters - Balance - Collection - Symmetry - Quality - Stamina, Early Training - Handling - Long Reins/ Mounted Training - Theory - System Of Riding - School Aids Explained - Brain, The Walk Analysed and Training at the Walk, Analysis of the Trot - Exercises at the Trot, The Canter Analysed - Leading With the Desired Leg - Training at the Canter - The Gallop Analysed, Bitting, Special Training For Polo Ponies.

Title: Horse-Sense and Horsemanship of To-Day Economy and Method in Training Hunters and Polo Ponies

Author Name: Brooke, Geoffrey; Intro By General The Earl of Cavan and Lord Wodehouse, M.C.

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: POLO,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1924

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 27837

Keywords: Training Horse, Polo Ponies, Playing Polo,