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        01-06-2011, 08:28 PM
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    Weanling
    The basics

    Hey guys. I was wondering if anyone new of some good resources to remind me of the basics. (Actually I never really learned them "officially" as a kid...) I do plan on getting lessons but until then something to study up on when I am in the saddle.
         
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        01-06-2011, 08:41 PM
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    Weanling
    Momo-

    I would pick up a copy of "Centered Riding" by Sally Swift. I still refer to it as a refresher. Great for really understanding basics!
         
        01-06-2011, 11:21 PM
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    Trained
    That's the one I would pick up first too. Centered Riding & Centered Riding 2.
         
        01-07-2011, 09:44 PM
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    Trained
    For reading, try the section at the back of this book:

    Http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1420855522/ref=ord_cart_shr?ie=UTF8&m=ATVPDKIKX0DER
    It gives the cavalry manual from around 1940 on the basics of riding. It isn't concerned with looks, but on how an average person can ride the average horse across rough terrain.

    I'd also recommend watching the videos available free from horse.com:

    Riding Basics | Horse Videos – Horse.com Video Library

    Riding Collected | Horse Videos – Horse.com Video Library
         

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