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A Parent’s Guide to Riding Lessons: Everything You Need to Know to Survive and Thrive with a Horse-Loving Kid

A Parent’s Guide to Riding Lessons: Everything You Need to Know to Survive and Thrive with a Horse-Loving Kid

If you don’t know the difference between a bridle and a saddle but your child dreams of riding horses, this informative guide will answer all of your most pressing questions. Elise Gaston Chand provides informed and sensible tips on finding qualified instructors, the cost of lessons, safety concerns, and much more. Learn what to watch for as your child’s riding progresses, confidently steer your child toward rewarding competition experiences, and take pride in all of your child’s riding achievements.

Introduction

Chapter 1. What You Need to Know

Chapter 2. Finding the Right Place to Ride

Chapter 3. The Ins and Outs of Taking Lessons

Chapter 4. Children with Special Needs

Chapter 5. On with the Show: Classes and Clothing

Chapter 6. Behind the Scenes at a Show

Chapter 7. Buying a Horse for Your Child (You Don’t Have To!)

Chapter 8. You Bought a Horse — Now What?

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