101 Eventing Tips

Essentials For Combined Training And Horse Trials

101 Eventing Tips

Three-day eventing, known as the “complete competition,” requires the same horse-and-rider team to ride a dressage test, a demanding cross-country obstacle course, and a show-jumping round. 101 Eventing Tips includes advice on selecting a horse, establishing horse-and-rider training programs and taking part in entry-level competitions.

101 Tips for the Smart Stepmom

Expert Advice From One Stepmom to Another

101 Tips for the Smart Stepmom

Practical Ideas You Can Use Today In this down-to-earth book, Laura Petherbridge offers real answers from someone who's walked in your shoes--and not only survived, but thrived as a stepmom. Here you'll find compact solutions arranged by topic, such as parenting, coping with the children's biological mom, finances, and dealing with the holidays. You will learn · how to better understand your blended family · what to do when you feel like an outsider · ways to navigate the drama · keys to gaining the respect of your stepkids These bite-sized tips are perfect for a busy stepmom, offering at-a-glance advice you can use today--and see change begin.

Still Horse Crazy After All These Years

If It Didn't Happen This Way, It Should Have

Still Horse Crazy After All These Years

Jim Wofford brings his immense talent for telling tales--all of them (mostly) true--to the page in this incredibly entertaining memoir of an equestrian life.

Gymnastics

Systematic Training for Jumping Horses

Gymnastics


Training the Three-Day-Event Horse and Rider

Training the Three-Day-Event Horse and Rider

Using the same down-to-earth style that has made his eventing clinics so popular, Wofford uses his book to instruct on what to look for when selecting a mount and when choosing the right tack and equipment.

Take a Good Look Around

Take a Good Look Around

Take a Good Look Around by James C. Wofford, is a book about life in the outdoors. Readers who are used to his books on training horses will find a new side of the author, a side that has rarely surfaced until the publication of this, his latest work. The book is based on the author's experiences as a lifelong trainer of horses and as an avid hunter and fisherman. It includes descriptions of the Olympics, accounts of hair-raising experiences in Alaska, and stories of hunting all over the country . . . all told from the author's humorous point of view. Horse lovers will find a great deal in this book to interest them, and lovers of the outdoors will find Wofford's accounts of fishing and hunting amusing, interesting, and often poignant.

Obstacle Course Racing 101

How to Get Fit, Have Fun, and Succeed in Mud Runs From A to Z

Obstacle Course Racing 101

Whether you are looking to prepare for your first Mud Run/Obstacle Course Race (OCR), or you simply want to improve your skills so that you can compete on a more serious level, the information in this book will help you do just that. You’ll discover the main parts of every mud run that you should specifically train for and a list of recommended workouts that will transform you into a successful racer and competitor. Not only will you learn about the various types of obstacles that are common on most courses but you’ll learn the tricks to mastering them so you can quickly move on to your next challenge. Included are training tips and workouts the author recommends for improving your endurance, strength and hand grip strength. Additionally, read about a vital mental training exercise that she personally practices regularly that will convert you into a solid OCR beast, both mentally and physically. Throughout the book, you’ll be entertained with stories about the author’s learning process along the way to the World Championships- the Do’s and Don’ts that she learned the hard way. Learn what and what not to do with how to dress, train, eat and compete. Becoming proficient in obstacle racing for fun or for sport isn’t hard, it just takes practice and anyone can do it! About the expert Nikki Hart is a world-class OCR (obstacle course race) competitor, personal trainer, sports nutritionist, sports performance speed and conditioning coach and fitness author – her latest book being Machine Free Fitness. Before OCR: she started training people in high school, purely by accident; was Woman Athlete of the Year for Track and Field in college her freshman year; graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in Zoology; went to vet school; started a horse rescue facility in Virginia, which she still has; and competes with her horses in 3 Day Eventing- which ironically, is very similar to OCR for horses. After her college years, she competed in local 5K races, then moved on to Triathlons. Then in 2014, Nikki helped a client prepare for his first mud run which was a Spartan Super. She ran it with him and was immediately hooked and has since continued racing and competing in OCR Championship events around the world. On the side, she enjoys running with her husband and teenage daughters in local mud runs and training horses. Her latest addition to her fitness adventures are trail ultra marathons. HowExpert publishes quick 'how to' guides on all topics from A to Z by everyday experts.

Equine Ophthalmology - E-Book

Equine Ophthalmology - E-Book

With contributions from 18 of the world's leading equine experts, Equine Ophthalmology provides the comprehensive and authoritative coverage you need to diagnose, manage, and operate on ocular disorders in horses. Detailed illustrations facilitate the accurate identification of a wide range of ocular diseases, while up-to-date and easily accessible clinical information helps you decide on the best course of treatment. As the only comprehensive textbook on equine ophthalmology, this reference provides the information you need to treat and manage equine ocular disease. Seventeen expert contributors share their extensive insight while providing the most authoritative and current information available. An extensive collection of high-quality images helps you to identify and treat painful ocular diseases in horses. Coverage of the financial impact of ocular disease on the equine industry provides a larger perspective on the importance of effective treatment. Greater clinical detail concerning treatment, diagnosis, and procedures offers practical information for the general equine practitioner and an up-to-date resource for specialists. Expert coverage of recent and far-reaching advances in equine ophthalmology includes an expanded section on genetics. A NEW chapter on Ophthalmologic Treatment in the Field, written by expert Ann Dwyer, offers an essential overview of ocular problems that require immediate attention. NEW "how to" sections provide succinct directions on specific procedures for readers who are not well versed in surgery. A detailed chapter outline starts each chapter and provides a quick overview of the chapter contents.

Alpha Male

Alpha Male

ALPHA MALE: Who They Are, How They Think, What They Want; How To Attract, Meet, Marry & Train One. In hundreds of hours of interviews Alpha Males tell in their own words exactly what attracts them to a woman, who they pursue, how they feel about the women they sleep with, what they think about women at work. You can even make an Alpha Male fall in love, propose marriage (these skills can actually be learned) and with training become a great husband. [Warning! this book is NOT politically correct; it does not agree with common thinking today re: hook-ups, dating, marriage.] Some of what Alpha Males themselves say about women, sex, and finding someone to love and commit to may astound you.