This illustrated book covers training, conditioning, and competing in all three phases of events: dressage, cross-country, and show jumping. In addition, Dutton includes full chapters describing the special needs of the event horse, with tips and advice from the top experts who make up his internationally respected eventing team - his groom, his farrier, and his veterinarian. One will find guidance in everything from daily maintenance to braiding and turnout, and from hoof care and studs to common health issues and "vet box" care of your horse during competitions. With tips for finding the right even prospect, whatever the level of experience, as well as Dutton's own schooling exercises, both on the flat and over fences.
- Paperback: 352 pages
- Publisher: Trafalgar Square (1 Jun. 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1570764891
- ISBN-13: 978-1570764899
- Product Dimensions: 20.8 x 2.3 x 25.9 cm