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

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

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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,