For you to enjoy me (and for me to enjoy you, too) there are some important facts about me which you should know before you try to handle or ride me.
“I am a Horse. My name in Latin is Equus. From this name comes the word ‘equine’ which means something to do with a horse, and the word ‘equestrian,’ which means one who rides a horse.”
With this, Happy Horsemanship starts you and your child on a most wonderful journey. Told from the point of view of the horse, this little gem introduces every aspect of riding and caring for horses—from body to mind, from tack to riding position.
Dorothy Henderson Pinch was a master of foxhounds, a regulation judge of the American Horse Show Association, chair of the Dressage Committee of the Radner, Pennsylvania, Hunt branch of the U.S. Pony Club, and the director of her own school of equitation. She died in 1966.
Col. Alois Podhajsky Former Director, Spanish Riding School Of Vienna Happy Horsemanship will be a great help to young riders. It explains the very basic rules of riding in an easy and clear way, and will teach them to be their horse's best friend.
Dean and Louise Bedford Ex-Masters of Fox Hounds An excellent and charming primer, Happy Horsemanship should be read by all beginning riders.