The Spirit of the Performance Horse
A celebration of American horse sports that includes eventing, show jumping, ridden dressage, and driving. Features a personal profile of well-known drivers, Hardy Zantke and Gloria Austin, in addition to a description of combined driving and carriage driving. HB 132 pp.
Massage for Horses
by Mary Bromiley
A useful tool in preparing a horse for competition and to aid in recovery after a hard workout.
Learn techniques to promote
relaxation and improve blood flow. Identifies stress areas for various disciplines, including the specific needs of the driving horse. PB 24 pp.
Selecting the Dressage Horse
by Dirk Willem Rosie
Identifies the conformation,
temperament, and movement
ideally needed to compete at
the upper levels of dressage. Notes and commentary by
Olympic gold medalist Anky
van Grunsven provide valu-
able insight into the qualities
that are required for a dres-
sage horse. Although ridden
dressage is the focus of this
book, the ideals discussed are valid for the driven dres-
sage horse as well. HB 120pp.
Sport Horse Conformation
by Christian Schacht
Learn how to evaluate the athletic potential of the modern sport horse. Useful tools are outlined to show the strengths and weaknesses of each horse's individual conformation. A valuable guide to assessing the potential career and future soundness of a horse. HB 136 pp.
Leading with Feeling
by Brigitte Schulte & Heinz Baumann
Summarizes the recent research done at the University of Hannover in Germany that resulted in improvements made in the design of bits. Fascinating scientific findings on the effect of various bits for riders and drivers alike. PB 90 pp.
World-Class Grooming for Horses
by Cat Hill and Emma Ford
Learn to turn out a horse to international standards with expert guidance from two professional eventing grooms. But it is much more than a grooming guide. Daily management skills are shown to keep all horses in peak condition so that these athletes can perform at their very best. Valuable information is given on properly preparing the top-level horse for daily training and at competitions. Tips on domestic and international travel are also included. Over 1200 color photos. Spiral bound 232 pp.
Straightening the Crooked Horse
by Gabriele Rachen-Schoneich and Klaus Schoneich
A highly technical analysis of German research done on equine imbalance and the advanced training needed to correct a horse's way of going. Straightness training will encourage a horse to use both sides of his body equally and will improve his balance, rhythm, and impulsion. PB 160 pp.