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BALANCE IN MOVEMENT: THE SEAT OF THE RIDER DVD
by Susanne von Dietze
The art of successful riding is the development of harmony to such a degree that, to the onlooker, horse and rider perform in total unity. The rider's key to this ideal is not a static seat but one that is capable of making finely tuned movements with which to both communicate and remain in perfect balance with the horse.
$49.95

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BREAKING TO HARNESS. THE EXPERTS GUIDE DVD
with Claire Wigmore
The expert guide to Breaking to Harness is a comprehensive "safety aware" step by step guide to all the stages of breaking a horse to harness. The guide includes: selecting a horse to drive, discipline, bitting, harness fit, long reining, pulling a tyre, putting to the vehicle, driving out for the first time. Running time approx 55 mins
$59.95


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COMING TOGETHER DVD
By Richard Hinrichs
The creator of the international best-selling book and video Dancing with Horses returns with this eagerly awaited new programme. Join other equestrians at a one-day clinic in Switzerland and see how you can learn to 'speak' a language familiar to your horse with your hands, hips and posture. You will see how this unique method of horse training, using physical expression, positive energy, and genuine emotion, can help you approach relationships with your horses in a way that promotes mutual understanding, respect and trust.
$49.95

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DANCING WITH HORSES THE ART OF BODY LANGUAGE DVD
With Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling
For centuries horses have been trained in-hand in the classical schools. In this book, a master of the art demonstrates a training programme for riders and trainers showing how schooling from the ground builds trust, obedience and balance in the horse. He shows that in-hand work supports and complements work under saddle, and how it can assist riders striving to achieve higher-level movements in dressage.
$49.95

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ENJOYING DRESSAGE
With Richard Davison
Richard Davison sets out the fundamental principles of good dressage with the help of training pupils and his wife Gillian. Says Richard "Horses go as well as we ride them; Dressage is horse gymnastics and riders require self discipline and control - this may sound serious and it is but you can also have lots of laughs on the way" Richard concentrates on the rider's position and how the rider influences the horse's way of going.
Approx running time 86 mins.
$59.95

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FLYING CHANGES DVD
with Richard Davison
Every Dressage, Show Jumping and Event rider knows flying changes are essential to their sport. In this DVD, triple Olympian Richard Davison carefully explains and demonstrates how you build towards and perfect, the flying change. Richard unravels what can be a complicated process into an easy to understand step by step process.
Approx running time 60 mins.
$59.95

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SCHOOLING HORSES IN HAND DVD
With Richard Hinrichs
For centuries horses have been trained in-hand in the classical schools. In this book, a master of the art demonstrates a training programme for riders and trainers showing how schooling from the ground builds trust, obedience and balance in the horse. He shows that in-hand work supports and complements work under saddle, and how it can assist riders striving to achieve higher-level movements in dressage.
Approx running time 45mins.
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SENSITIVE SCHOOLING THE GAITS, THE BENDS AND THE TRANSITIONS Vol 1 DVD
With Sylvia Loch
Sensitive Schooling is a complete training package with or without your instructor. It's about training horses in a way that is pleasurable and logical to them. How many people say "my horse hates schooling!?" Yet for showing, jumping, eventing or dressage, who can do without it? Now, using latest technology throughout 4 hours of interactive footage, correct classical training technique can be brought within your grasp.

The Gaits, Bend and Transitions - focuses on the important early stages with the younger horse. Without laying good groundwork we cannot expect results. Working her novice stallion Prazer, Sylvia talks you through it and explains how to develop FEEL i.e. what we should ask for and why,
when and how to ask, why we ask in a particular why, how it should feel in each moment to us, How it should feel to the horse, how to confirm - so the horse improves and remembers.
Approx running time 240 mins
$69.95

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Pony Massage

PONY MASSAGE FOR KIDS DVD
With Mike Scott, featuring Katie Feinstein and Daisy
A new DVD produced by Mike in response to young riders increasing interest in their equine partners health, performance and attitude. The techniques that Mike shows Katie how to perform on Katie will help with the bonding process and the rider to identify tightness or potential issues. This DVD is valuable for kids but it is not intended to make them believe they are a professional massage therapist.
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$39.95

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The Basic Principles of Equine Massage/Muscle Therapy - Revised Edition (Book)
This long awaited revision of the original popular book covers the basics of equine anatomy, massage techniques, saddle fit, introduction to adjunctive therapies, stretching techniques, and an in-depth pictorial approach to equine massage applications. The author emphasizes safety for you and your horse throughout the book while stressing the importance of working in conjunction with veterinary medicine.
PB 210 pages book, is an 8 1/2” x 11" format for easy reading and clear photos. $55.00
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THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF EQUINE MASSAGE/MUSCLE THERAPY – Revised Edition (DVD)
The perfect companion to the book by the same name. Learn from watching experienced Massage Therapist, Mike Scott.

DVD $59.95 Plays on Computer DVD drives and Most Multi-Players
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View a sample of the DVD CLICK HERE (Needs Realplayer)
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ADVANCED MUSCLE THERAPY FOR THE HORSE (DVD)
This long awaited DVD/Video focuses on Symmetry Evaluation (Mike Scott), Advanced Muscle Therapy Techniques (Presented by Mike Scott and Joyce Falese), Conditions (live horse and lab, presented by Mike Scott ) and joint function( Presented by Nancy Thompson DVM). This presentation covers these topics in depth like no other.

DVD $69.95
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SADDLE FIT DEMYSTIFIED: The Basic Principles of English Saddle Fitting Static Approach
This DVD will walk the owner through the construction of a saddle including the tree and choice of panels, symmetry evaluation, how to take proper tracings and how to choose a jumping or dressage saddle.
Included is a beautifully photographed 32 page pictorial approach to tracings, fitting and choosing a saddle. (Value $20.00) DVD is approx. 90 min.

DVD $75 Plays on Computer DVD drives and Most Multi-Players
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EQUINE TRAINING LOG & HEALTH CARE DIARY
Record all your progress and training for a year as well as all your horse's appointments and expenses.
L/Pbk 186 pages $35
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PRACTICAL HORSE MASSAGE
Practical Horse Massage provides a complete introduction to horse massage. It is a book for everyone who wants to help their horses to
relax and regenerate after competitions or long rides. Chapters include - Massage techniques and stretching exercises put in perspective, treatment after competition, and relaxation exertion. The author Renate Ettl is a horse therapist and trainer of Western riders. She lives in the south of Germany. 240x170mm, 96 pages, 79 colour illus. $29.95. P/B.
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THE COMPLETE EQUINE VETERINARY MANUAL
By Tony & Marcy Pavord
Correct diagnosis can be complicated, but this excellent reference book provides a comprehensive and instant guide to equine health, and show clearly when expert help is required. Totally international in content, it is suitable for any level of equestrian experience. The first part examines the normal health in the horse, preventative treatment, the client-vet relationship and first aid treatment. Part 2 gives an anatomical index of diseases - those diseases affecting the head, abdomen, movement etc. Part 3 is an A-Z of diseases. PB 256 Pages 230 Colour Prints 8 B&W Prints 11 Diagrams Size: 215x287mm. $55.00
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BEATING MUSCLE INJURIES
Beating Muscle Injuries by Jack Meager. The important factors for any athlete, horse or human, are: to be as good as possible, to be as safe as possible, to last as long as possible. This Sports therapy is based upon why and where problems develop and upon the ability of deep massage to prevent or correct them. Once the principles of free motion are understood and attention is paid to the early warning signs, you will save your horses and yourself a lot of unnecessary problems. Whether you are going for gold, a local ribbon, or a cold beer, it is going to go better when the total potential is working for you.
PB 120 Pages 23 B&W Prints 44 Diagrams Size: 140x215mm. $39.95.
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WH - NATURAL HORSEMANSHIP
By Pat & Karen Parelli & Kathy Kadash
The dynamics of horsemanship ca be obtained naturally through communication, understanding, and psychology. This book is a blend of concepts and exercises. The exercises of maneuvers are designed to help you more fully comprehend the concepts and help you communicate effectively with your horse on his level. The book is divided into 3 sections - Overview, on the Ground and In the Saddle. Each section uses six keys Pat has identified as vital in the development of a Natural Horse-Man - Attitude, Knowledge, Tools, Techniques, Time, and Imagination. Each key unfolds in the 3 sections until the heart of Natural Horse-Man-Ship is present in its entirety. PB 224 Pages 270 B&W Prints 2 Diagrams Size: 205x280mm. $35.
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ADVANCED TECHNIQUES OF DRESSAGE - GNEF 2.
Official handbook of the German National Equestrian Federation. Complements - Th3e Principles of Riding and covers the more advanced training of horse & rider for advanced dressage. It describes in detail the criteria governing each stage of dressage training - from transitions and extensions to piaffe and passage - giving the aids and training methods to be used for each movement or exercise. HB 119 Pages 46 Diagrams Size: 185x255mm. $69.95
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PRACTICAL HORSE NUTRITION
by Robert Kerrigan
Australian and very comprehensive yet easy to read title on a complicated subject. This title has proven to be a worth while & practical book for the horse owner & tertiary level student wanting to broaden their knowledge & obtain a practical background to equine nutrition. HB 340 Pages 23 B&W Prints 28 Diagrams Size: 160x242mm. $55.00

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ALLEN BOOK OF PAINTING & DRAWING HORSES.
By Jennifer Bell.
A very detailed book on how to understand the make and shape of horses and ponies in order to portray them with accuracy in sketches, paintings and pastel and crayon drawings. The artist pays attention to the horse at rest and in movement, and the different breeds and types of horse and pony. Advice is given on how to draw riders and saddlery, and the importance of background and atmosphere is demonstrated, as are the differing techniques of cartoon drawing, fantasy, and book illustration. The book is printed in colour with many excellent examples of the artist's work and is suitable for aspiring equine artists of any age. PB 42 Pages 180 Diagrams Size: 215x275mm. $25.00
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GALLOPERS & GAMBLERS.
By Pat Craven.
The definitive book on Australian racing. Written after a lifetime of study by Pat Craven, this book covers every subject that is relevant in any way to the thoroughbred industry. 26 separate sections cover diverse topics including the early history of the thoroughbred, race meetings and racetrack diagrams, ownership, bookmakers and the TAB, and weight ratings. Gallopers and Gamblers is a must for anyone, punter owner, trainer, breeder or enthusiast who is involved in the racing industry. HB 307 Pages 25 Colour Prints 19 Diagrams Size: 190x250mm Special price $40.00, Reduced from $55.00 Special price $20.00

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GROUNDWORK TRAINING FOR YOUR HORSE - New paperback edition
By Lesley Bayley & Bob Atkins (photography).
Improve your horse's suppleness, obedience and education from the ground. Learn how to tune in to the subtle body language of the horse and communicate in a clearer way. PB 151 Pages 375 Colour Prints 2 Diagrams Size: 190x270mm. $35.00
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HORSE CONFORMATION HANDBOOK
By Heather Smith Thomas.
This book teaches how to evaluate the horse for soundness, athletic potential, trainablitily, heart and longevity. Whether you are buying your first horse, choosing a horse for a competitive sport, selecting breeding stock, or simply want to learn more about your equine companion, this book is an invaluable reference. PB 388 Pages 12 B&W Prints 150 Diagrams Size: 215x275mm. $39.95
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HORSES ARE MADE TO BE HORSES
By Franz Mairinger
A testament to the life and ideals of former Spanish Riding School instructor Franz Maringer (who trained Australia's first Gold Medal winning eventing team) and a tribute from his many pupils and associates. The book is based on notes from lectures and demonstrations given by Franz and assembled by his widow Erna, pupils, friends and followers. Every page communicates the presence and personality of the teacher as he instructs, persuades, argues, accuses, jokes, provokes, and draws analogies from many areas of human experience. His profound understanding of the horse as an animal whose energies and talents are best expressed by following the pattern of nature - never by invoking force. PB 168 Pages 26 B&W Prints 18 Diagrams Special Price $25, reduced from $35.
Currently out of print
JEFFERY METHOD OF HORSE HANDLING, THE
By Maurice Wright
Kel. B Jeffery became a legend in his own lifetime, and there has been great interest and discussion created by his introduction of this thought-provoking method of handling horses. A clear explanation of Jeffery's Method is given, vividly illustrated with photographs. This book will be invaluable to many people who whish to learn the finer pointes of handling and riding horses with increased understanding, pleasure and success. HB 94 Pages 78 B&W Prints Size: 135x220mm. $29.95.
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RIGHT TRACK, THE
By Sarah Venamore
A set of arena exercises for individual and group riding lessons. Divided into groups of patterns and starting with relatively easy exercises and progressing to more advanced as the standard of riding improves. Each exercise is graded by diffuculty, and has suggestions for gait, number of students, aims, explanation and notes. These exercises can also be used as individual schooling sessions for your horse. A practical equestrian book thoughtfully assembled by well-respected Australian riding coach, Sara Venamore. PB 189 Pages 85 Diagrams Size: 145x210mm. $39.95.

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SCIENTIFIC TRAINING OF THOROUGHBRED HORSES
By Allan Davie
Dr Allan Davie spent 10 years investigating training methods and the application of blood lactate in the training of thoroughbred horses. This book will provide trainers with an understanding of the role that science can play in designing and monitoring training programs. The material has been written to support the knowledge that trainers already have acquired from their personal experiences and provides some knowledge and guidelines to assist in the designing and monitoring or the training program. Chapters include: the energy system, muscle physiology, physiology and principles of training, phases of training, training methods, planning training programs, training adaptions to the heart, blood and muscles, and blood lactate. PB 92 Pages 22 B&W Prints 12 Diagrams Size: 140x205mm. $34.95.
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