Cross Train Your Horse: Simple Dressage for Every Horse, Every Sport

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Wouldn't you love someone to hand you the key to a deeper level of communication and harmony with your horse? Jane Savoie gives you that edge - basic dressage - in "Cross-Train Your Horse". In her lighthearted style, Jane takes the mystery out of training and shows how dressage techniques can be used to improve every horse's athleticism, performance, and well-being, no matter what the chosen rider's sport - including all the English riding disciplines and every type of Western riding. Jane recounts her fascinating interviews with many equestrian experts successful in their chosen fields, showjumping, eventing, barrel racing, driving, cutting, endurance, reining, hunters, and more, all of whom use dressage in their schooling. They explain how cross-training their horses with dressage, incorporating classical training into their system, has improved both their horses' physical and emotional state, as well as helping the horses reach optimum performance in their riding speciality. In later chapters, Jane starts the reader off in 'Dressage 101' with the building blocks: forward, straight, rhythm, gaits and contact. She details simple flatwork, straightforward and sideways, teaches suppling, gives a sample schooling session, and provides a chapter on troubleshooting problems. All of her instruction is clearly presented, and directed to the rider with little, or no, dressage experience. Hundreds of photos, diagrams and drawings (many of them mental imaging), enliven the text. This book is a must for any rider who wants a horse that is just plain fun to ride.

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Jane Savoie, born and raised in Massachusetts, attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and received a B.S. in Animal Science. She rode hunters as a child, evented in college, and began specialising in dressage in 1976 when she moved to Vermont. She ran the riding programme at the Vershire School Stables, 1976 to 1980. Since 1980, she has been a freelance dressage instructor, motivational speaker, travelling clinician, trainer and competitor with her home bases in South Strafford, Vermont and Wellington, Florida. She was the reserve rider for the Olympic Dressage Team in Barcelona, 1992 and dressage coach for the Canadian Three-Day Event Team at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.

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