This book gives an illustrated introduction to side-saddle riding. It includes: type of horse/pony; types saddle and saddle fitting; side-saddle girths and stirrups; what to wear; mounting and dismounting; the rider's position; the rider's aids; and, jumping and competitions.
Jane Pryor has ridden side-saddle since the age of ten. She is a side-saddle judge, senior examiner, successful competitor, and the only advanced level instructor in Scotland. She is the Side-Saddle Association's area chairman for N. Scotland, a member of the council for over ten years, and official historian. She has written numerous articles on side-saddle equitation and general horse topics for various magazines. She is based in Aberdeenshire where she runs a livery yard and teaches side-saddle and dressage.