Books tagged: western riding

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Wa-Tonka Camp Cowboys
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Series: My First Horse, Book 1. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 20,440. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Nick jumps at a chance to work at a summer camp away from his crowded family. He discovers horses, especially his favorite, Prince. But he still has to be a big brother when two campers ride their mounts over the lip of Deadman’s Bluff. This is the first book in the series: Saving For Trace; Riding The Waves; Zan; Can Do, Zan; A Horse in My Kitchen; Mountain Rules.
Dr. Mike's Horsemanship Ground Steps to Success
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Series: Dr. Mike's Horsemanship, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
This electronic book focuses on helping you work safely and effectively with your horse by building a strong training foundation. Information includes: 1) Preparation for Ground work and Riding 2) Understanding your Horse's body language 3) Pre-signal and preparatory commands, and 4) Ground Steps to Success (walk, whoa, disengage hips, back, go forward cue and other movements.
How To Organize a Small Horse Show
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
A comprehensive guide to organizing a small horse show, complete with a timeline of activities, many checklists of tasks to be completed, and duties of show staff and volunteers. This book also includes information about setting up an entrant spread sheet, and examples of simple and complex waiver forms.
Stormy The Barrel Horse
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,780. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Book Description The challenge of the rodeo arena drives Ann Olsen in her quest for a barrel racing championship. Struggling to compete against powerful contenders in a fast paced event, Ann faces insurmountable obstacles as she desperately rides for her future. A Valiant woman, courageous horses, cunning horse thieves and a handsome bronc rider intertwine in this epic novel of horses.
Little Things
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Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Sometimes it’s the little things that keep you out of trouble. Trouble can come from a lot of different places but the worst kind comes when you least expect it. Experience is the best teacher and these little things will give you a heads up to prevent injury and unexpected wrecks.
Cowboy Chatter article---Gates
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Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Gates have made fools of all of us. I've smashed fingers, lost blood and even my horse while trying to open or close ranch gates. They test your skill, patience and strength trying to open or close them. Problem gates always show up when you have an audience, a nervous horse or runaway stock.
Californios---A Cowboy Chatter Article
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Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
The term Californios is an honored name given to the best of the early Vaquero horsemen who first brought Longhorn cattle from Mexico to California in the 18th century. The Vaquero style of horsemanship has influenced natural training methods for centuries. The Vaquero history has a special meaning to horsemen. It was the beginning of the working cowboys in North America.
Ride, Sally Ride! A Cowboy Chatter Article
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Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Horses perform great feats on the ranch and arena. I've wondered what form of communication the rider conveyed to summon that wonderful performance. The more I thought of the great rides I’ve had the pleasure to witness, I began to realize that many of those rides were made by Women.
Hackamore Horses A Cowboy Chatter Article
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Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Hackamore horsemen have been around a long time. The Spanish Vaqueros were using them to train colts 400 years ago. Working a branding near Baird, Texas, I watched young horses in manila hackamores being schooled to work cattle. It puts a soft handle on young horses. Here's a look at how to start a youngster in a rope hackamore.
Courtesy at the Gate A Cowboy Chatter Article
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Series: Cowboy Chatter Articles, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
When you ride through a gate, stop on the other side and wait for the rider who offered to work the gate. Wait until he re-mounts. He’ll appreciate it and his horse won’t give him any trouble if all the other ponies are sitting on the other side waiting for him. Cowboy etiquette for going through gates with other riders.