The Equine Listenology Guide - Essential horsemanship, horse body language & behaviour, groundwork, in-hand exercises & riding lessons to develop soft (Paperback)
*** Winner of the Best International Equine Non-Fiction Award at the EQUUS Film & Arts Fest 2022, California USA ***
Enjoy this 'Listening to the Horse' inspired equestrian book, packed full of stories, lessons, case studies and training exercises for you & your horse. This book is the first book in the Equine Listenology trilogy, which includes a companion workbook & journal. Perfect for both English & western riders. This Listenology guide also includes lots of in-hand, groundwork and riding homework for you to try out at home with your horse.
- The Listening to the Horse documentary
- 14 Cornerstone principles of Listenology
- Groundwork & in hand exercises
- 10 minute lessons and bad weather exercises
- The #1 lead rope mistake to avoid
- The no pull training exercise
- Confidence training & ground work
- Walking in hand with your horse
- Herd bound and barn sour horses
- Liberty work and partnership building
- Dancing with Matilda & horsemanship
- 6 Benefits of polework exercises
- Cavaletti training exercises
- Sideways exercises & dressage
- Lateral work & collection
- How to start shoulder out
- The Royal Stables in Cordoba, Spain
- Which bitless bridle is right for my horse?
- Does my saddle fit my horse?
- The comfort zone riding exercise
- How to use less rein cues
- Riding one handed
- The changing direction exercise
- Posture & the still shoulders exercise
- The lower back riding exercise
- The Holy Grail of horse riding
- Footfall sequence exercise
- Fun with Cones
- Fun with Polework
- The Balance Bootcamp
Other books in this series: .
- Equine Listenology workbook
- Equine Listenology journal
- Equine Listenology diary
Elaine Heney is the #1 best-selling author, award-winning film-maker, director of Grey Pony Films, and creator of the 'Listening to the Horse(TM)' documentary. She has helped over 120,000+ horse owners in 113 countries to create awesome relationships with their horses.
Elaine lives in Ireland with her horses Ozzie & Matilda. Discover Elaine's series of world renowned online groundwork, riding & training programs at Grey Pony Films