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Balancing Act

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Hardback First Edition published in 2012 by J.A.Allen. Illustatrated predominantly burgundy paper covered boards with black title on spine and front cover. Lower edge of front cover bumped in one place. Otherwise in very good condition clean, and tightly bound with no inscriptions.

Dr Gerd Heuschmann burst onto the international equestrian scene with his startling expose Tug of War, in which he demonstrated with words and photographs the disturbing effects of the (then) popular 'Rollkur' or 'hyperflexion' technique in training dressage horses. In his long-awaited follow-up book, Dr Heuschmann explores what it means to be a 'responsible rider,' and asks whether, in today's society, it is indeed possible for riders in any horse sport to put the good of the horse first and foremost - most pointedly above ambition and fame. With fabulous art to help show the anatomy of the horse and how it is impacted by various riding techniques, as well as further proof that - although some steps have been taken to prevent the use of forceful and cruel techniques in the training of top horses - many sport horses still perform in pain and discomfort, this book is sure to follow in its bestselling predecessor's footsteps. Dr Heuschmann's arguments are based in his experience as a veterinarian and his knowledge of the working equine's body, and are certain to ring true with every serious rider who also claims to be an avid horse lover.

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Author(s):
Heuschmann, Gerd
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
26.7 x 21.8 x 2 cms
Edition:
First, 2012
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1908809035
ISBN-13:
9781908809032
Number of pages:
238
Publisher:
J A Allen
Title:
Balancing Act

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Hardback First Edition published in 2012 by J.A.Allen. Illustatrated predominantly burgundy paper covered boards with black title on spine and front cover. Lower edge of front cover bumped in one place. Otherwise in very good condition clean, and tightly bound with no inscriptions.

Dr Gerd Heuschmann burst onto the international equestrian scene with his startling expose Tug of War, in which he demonstrated with words and photographs the disturbing effects of the (then) popular 'Rollkur' or 'hyperflexion' technique in training dressage horses. In his long-awaited follow-up book, Dr Heuschmann explores what it means to be a 'responsible rider,' and asks whether, in today's society, it is indeed possible for riders in any horse sport to put the good of the horse first and foremost - most pointedly above ambition and fame. With fabulous art to help show the anatomy of the horse and how it is impacted by various riding techniques, as well as further proof that - although some steps have been taken to prevent the use of forceful and cruel techniques in the training of top horses - many sport horses still perform in pain and discomfort, this book is sure to follow in its bestselling predecessor's footsteps. Dr Heuschmann's arguments are based in his experience as a veterinarian and his knowledge of the working equine's body, and are certain to ring true with every serious rider who also claims to be an avid horse lover.

PLU:
0
Added value:
Rarely Available
Author(s):
Heuschmann, Gerd
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
26.7 x 21.8 x 2 cms
Edition:
First, 2012
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1908809035
ISBN-13:
9781908809032
Number of pages:
238
Publisher:
J A Allen
Title:
Balancing Act

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