40 Fundamentals of English Riding: Essential Lessons in Riding Right (Hardcover)
Learn correct seat, leg, and hand positions; the three basic gaits of walk, trot, and canter; how to perform halt and half-halt; how to direct a horse’s movement correctly and energetically; and much more. Each fundamental is defined and explained, with plenty of tips on proper technique and an emphasis on how to avoid common errors.
About the Author
Hollie McNeil is the owner and head trainer at Riding Right Farm in South Cambridge, New York. The facility provides more than 3000 riding lessons each year, plus numerous shows, clinics and events.
Hollie holds a German Trainer’s License, and an International Trainers Passport, recognized by the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI). She has been awarded Large and Small Bronze Performance Medals in Dressage and Jumping from the German Federation (FN).
She started riding when she was four and has enjoyed a vast array of riding experiences, from western riding and show jumping, to work at a harness track and breezing Thoroughbreds at Saratoga. For the past 30 years Hollie has been a serious student of dressage, showing and training through the FEI level. She lives in New York.