101 Western Dressage Exercises for Horse & Rider (Read & Ride) (Spiral bound)
Storey Publishing, LLC, 9781612121703, 240pp.
Publication Date: July 29, 2014
This series of Western Dressage exercises are designed to improve suppleness, balance in movement, and responsiveness. Each exercise has a specific goal in mind, and they are organized by different areas of focus: softness, looseness, rider development, engagement, adjustability, and ground work. With illustrated step-by-step instructions and full arena diagrams, you’ll quickly be on your way to mastering this exciting discipline.
About the Author
Jec Ballou is the author of 101 Western Dressage Exercises for Horse & Rider, 101 Dressage Exercises for Horse & Rider, and Equine Fitness. She is a national advisor to the Western Dressage Association of America and contributed to the current rules for the sport. She teaches clinics across the United States. She lives in Santa Cruz, California.
Stephanie Boyles is the co-author of 101 Western Dressage Exercises for Horse & Rider, founder of Unbridled Rider, and the creator of the mobile applications 101 Dressage and 101 Western Dressage. Boyles lives in Boulder, CO.
Al Dunning has been training award-winning Quarter Horses and outstanding riders for more than 40 years. He and his students have won numerous national titles in reining, cutting, working cow horse, and other disciplines. He owns Almosta Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona (www.aldunning.com).