For the Good of the Rider

For the Good of the Rider Mary Wanless reveals the how of riding helping riders to understand and make use of the biomechanical principles that are the foundation of good riding at every level

  • Title: For the Good of the Rider
  • Author: Mary Wanless
  • ISBN: 9781570761447
  • Page: 294
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Mary Wanless reveals the how of riding, helping riders to understand and make use of the biomechanical principles that are the foundation of good riding at every level.

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    1. After attending a "Ride with your mind" seminar with one of Mary's qualified teachers, I of course went and bought the book to read. I have found it very useful in improving my own riding, and also increasing my understanding of how to improve my students'.Mary Wanless combines science and sense. She does not patronise her readers, but lays out what she has found, how she found it (and even the most common way it is opposed!). And she has a great way of breaking it down and explaining it in ways [...]

    2. I liked Wanless' descriptions of how to move your body to be a better rider. I thought they made sense, and she uses analogies that are better than just "heels down, shoulders back, smile!". I can't say I'm a much better rider for reading it, however, though that isn't necessarily a comment on Wanless' teaching or explaining ability. The book is for serious riders, people who really want to improve, and isn't very interesting or helpful for backyard horse enthusiasts or kids with their first pon [...]

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