Empowered Riding: The Guide for Recreational Horseback Riders helps prospective horse owners avoid the mistake of choosing the wrong horse. Anyone who has ridden much can tell you that each ride is different, largely dependent on the horse you ride. Buy the wrong one for your personality and goals and get fear, frustration, and/or injuries in return. Buy the right horse and have easy, fun rides. 26 years of experience in teaching horseback riding and training and showing horses has led me to pack this book full of useful information on ho to match the right kind of horse to your personality, choose a horse that meets your riding goals, and guide yourself through 12 basic exercises at the walk, jog, and lope to become a solid basic rider, ready to advance to the local show ring or trail. Bonus sections on setting up your horse property, a buyer's checklist, and troubleshooting are included!
About The Author
Aspen Black is a singer/songwriter, cowgirl poet, author, painter, and award-winning horse woman. She is the owner/operator of Buksbari Ranch, Inc., in Rocky Mount, VA, and founder of the Empowered Riding program. Her Eastern Western Cowgirl CD won the 2015 Rural Roots Music Commission Female Country-Western CD of the Year, her CD, Invisibility, finished as a Top-Five finalist for WMA Cowboy Poetry CD of the Year, 2015, and she is also a
2015 Top-Five WMA Female Poet of the Year. Overall, she has released two country albums, four western CD’s, two cowgirl poetry CD’s, and a non-... more