A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. No missing pages. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
|Seller Notes:||“Slight Creasing To Spine and Wear To Edges Of Pages”|
|Format:||Hardcover||Author:||Moyra Williams, Yogi Breisner, Roger Ingram, Melanie Jones-Spa|
|Description||First published in 1990 and written with the everyday rider in mind, this popular title has been expanded by various authorities in order to widen both its appeal and usefulness. Moyra Williams was a human psychologist and a keen horsewoman who had a profound interest in equine behaviour and the interaction between horses and humans. Understanding that nervousness in its various manifestations was the chief stumbling block to both human and equine fulfilment, she set out to examine its nature, causes and prevention; her aim was to write a book on the management of fear. Drawing from a broad spectrum of research, which included key scientific studies as well as anecdotal reports from amateur handlers, Moyra produced a highly accessible book to assist the everyday rider with everyday problems. In revising her work, the main body of Moyra's text has been retained and to that text has been added contributions by, and features on, experts in their own particular fields who have important information for readers with specific interests in areas of horse management or competitive riding. To this end, there are chapters by well kwn trainer Yogi Breisner on nervousness in jumping, by Roger Ingram on nervousness in racehorses, by Leonie Marshall on the nervous dressage horse, by Melanie Jones-Sparrow on nervousness in breeding stock, plus a feature on initial training techniques as demonstrated by Monty Roberts. Helpful advice on the psychology of the rider is provided by Robert and Beverly Schinke, and Jane Savoie. A lasting memorial to the late Moyra Williams, Understanding Nervousness in Horse and Rider will be of help to every rider, whatever their level of expertise or chosen discipline.|
|Author Biography||The author, a qualified psychologist, has turned her specialist knowledge to the advantage of the horse world, and has written a comprehensive study on the working mind of the horse.|
|Publisher||The Crowood Press Ltd|
|Date of Publication||01/10/1999|
|Subject||Equestrian & Animal Sports|
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||96717276|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Country of Publication||United Kingdom|
|Imprint||J.A.Allen & Co Ltd|
|Content Note||colour photographs|
|Edited by||Leonie M. Marshall, Melanie Jones-Sparrow, Monty Roberts, Roger Ingram, Yogi Breisner|
|Edition Statement||2nd Revised edition|
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