A Parent's Guide to Riding Lessons (Paperback)

Everything You Need to Know to Survive and Thrive with a Horse-Loving Kid

By Elise Gaston Chand

Storey Publishing, LLC, 9781603424479, 179pp.

Publication Date: September 16, 2009

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If you don’t know the difference between a bridle and a saddle but your child dreams of riding horses, this informative guide will answer all of your most pressing questions. Elise Gaston Chand provides informed and sensible tips on finding qualified instructors, the cost of lessons, safety concerns, and much more. Learn what to watch for as your child’s riding progresses, confidently steer your child toward rewarding competition experiences, and take pride in all of your child’s riding achievements. 

About the Author

Elise Gaston Chand is a horsewoman with over 30 years’ experience in horse management, breeding, competition, and industry marketing and advertising. She was a horse-crazy kid and has raised a horse-riding daughter. Elise has been a journalist, freelance writer, editor, and photographer.