This is a one-stop guide to training aids which outlines when they are useful and why they are an aid to training, t a substitute for it. Sound advice is offered on using training aids safely and their functions, pros and cons, and the aids discussed include martingales, the Market Harborough, the Chambon, elastic schooling reins, the de Gogue, draw reins, the Pessoa and Feeline systems, and more. The author also addresses training aids for riders. This handy book is an indispensable training aid in itself! * A concise guide to the training aids on the market, their uses and their pros and cons * From the traditional martingale to the most recent invations, this handy book gives all the essential information on the subject * Clear, informative photographs illustrate throughout
CAROLYN HENDERSON is a regular contributor to Horse and Hound, Horse, Horse and Rider and other national publications. She is the author of many equestrian books, including Showing Secrets and Getting Horses Fit, published by J.A. Allen, and other Allen photographic guides, including Clipping and All About Manes and Tails.