Teaching Children To Ride

Teaching Children To Ride

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For everyone teaching 4-12 year olds at riding schools, clubs or at home. Includes lesson plans, exercises, new ideas and teaching techniques for children of different ages and abilities.


Learning to ride should be fun, progressive and constructive but all too often children can be easily frightened or put off. Teaching them is not easy. Teaching Children to Ride offers advice, exercises, lesson plans, games and teaching tips designed to provide variety and sound instruction, plus a fund of innovative ideas for making learning to ride an enjoyable, worthwhile and satisfying experience, even for the very young. Includes advice on:

  • Planning a lesson
  • Teaching the basics
  • Starting and finishing lessons
  • Mid lesson breaks
  • Fun exercises for early lessons
  • Trotting and using poles
  • Cantering and introducing jumping
  • Advanced work for older children
  • Riding out
  • Mounted games
Book Specifications

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Sub Heading A Handbook for Instructors
ISBN 9781872119434
Author Jane Wallace
Binding Paperback
Extent 245 x 185mm, 119 pages
Illustrations Black & white drawings
Ebook Yes via your usual supplier
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