Practical advice on how to correct everyday schooling problems in horses and ponies. Chapters include laziness and excitability, leaning and overbending, hollowing and pulling, tail swishing, and shying.
Jane Wallace was born in Cambridge and started riding at an early age. She was soon spotted as showing talent and rode many of the top show ponies of the 1960s, winning at all the major shows including the Horse of the Year Show and Dublin Show. In 1989 Jane won the Individual Silver Medal at the European Championships at Burghley and was ranked 3rd lady rider in the world. Jane was a highly regarded hunter judge, judging at the major shows including The Horse of the Year Show. She taught and gave lectures/demonstrations in England and abroad. She continues to run a busy livery yard and still teaches. Jane has written several books, The Less Than Perfect Horse, Jumping is Jumping, Teaching Children to Ride and seven Threshold Picture Guides.
Introduction Tenseness and excitability Not going forward Laziness Crookedness Shortening stride Running through the rider's hand Stiffness Falling in One-sidedness leaning/on the forehand Overbending Pulling Hollowing Crossing jaw Faulty canter strike off Four-time canter Disunited canter Shying Tail swishing Final thought