PRACTICAL JUMPING AND SCHOOLING by
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PRACTICAL JUMPING AND SCHOOLING

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KIRKUS REVIEW

It is good to have Major Barrett's book available in this country again. It has been entirely rewritten and is as extremely practical as its title claims it to be. So valuable a contribution on the subject is this considered by sporting shops that several imported copies were on hand for the fall and Christmas season. With the depression a new era arrived as far as schooling horses was concerned. Trainers, grooms and stable boys had to be foregone in many stables; owners had to care for their mounts or give them up. So that today one finds an eager public asking for all the expert information available on jumping and schooling. Girls and boys who rode only for fun and fashion are teaching riding, training and breeding fine horses, running their own stables and those of schools, clubs and friends. It was a necessity, yes, but a life they know and love, and they mean to be intelligent and well informed. Find out the names of the trainers in your own community, the private schools that teach riding, the riding schools and clubs, the hunt clubs. Get local horse shows programs. All these people will form the market for this book which not only gives the fine English system but compares it with various other schools.

Publisher: Scribner