Mini School : Train Your Miniature Horse to Be All He Can Be
by Sabine Ellinger


Overview - Turn your pint-size package into a head-turning performer The first book of its kind for Mini lovers, Mini School takes the training and conditioning of Minis as seriously as that of their full-size cousins. With real, honest-to-goodness in-hand work that promises a relaxed, supple body and collected frame as well as obedience, you're given the tools to transform your cuddly companion into a sleek, well-muscled athlete and a talented entertainer.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Turn your pint-size package into a head-turning performer The first book of its kind for Mini lovers, Mini School takes the training and conditioning of Minis as seriously as that of their full-size cousins. With real, honest-to-goodness in-hand work that promises a relaxed, supple body and collected frame as well as obedience, you're given the tools to transform your cuddly companion into a sleek, well-muscled athlete and a talented entertainer.

You'll find valuable information on: - How Minis learn, with discussion of both "learning through association" and "learning through success," and ways to manage factors that impact your Mini's ability to absorb new lessons - Work on the longe line, long lines, and long reins, with special instruction on the proper use of side-reins and whip cues - Popular tricks loved by audiences and Minis alike--bowing, kneeling, sitting, lying down, and rearing, to name a few - Lateral work, including leg-yield, shoulder-in, haunches-in, and half-pass - Dressage movements in-hand, such as pirouettes, piaffe, passage, and levade - Conditioning through interval training and cross-training, featuring canter work, driving, cavalletti, and jumping gymnastics - Plus a dictionary of voice commands and tips on how to use them.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781570767975
  • ISBN-10: 1570767971
  • Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
  • Publish Date: December 2016
  • Page Count: 184
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 6.2 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.79 pounds


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