Improve your equestrian skills and have a great time with your friends using this collection of safe, exciting, and the challenging games for horse and rider. Whether you're a beginning, intermediate, or advanced rider, these games will improve your skills of starting and halting, mounting and dismounting, balance, reining, and leading, making you a better and safer rider. You'll find easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions for more than 50 games that meet the highest safety standards, including: follow the leader, charades, treasure hunt, Simon says, Ride-a-Buck, musical pairs, red light-green light, pony cart race, root beer relay, barrel race, pole bending obstacle course, ride and tie, point-to-point, mock fox hunt, mounted team drill, pinwheel, cavalry drill and others.
This collection of more than 50 games is not only a delightful diversion from standard riding lessons, but will actually improve a rider's performance and safety skills and create a relaxed, happy horse-and-rider unit. Illustrated instructions for games such as Red Light, Green Light; Root Beer Relay; Broom Polo; and Polocrosse reinforce specific riding skills such as starting and stopping; mounting and dismounting; balance; steering; and leading. For riders of all skill levels.
Steven Bennett is Executive Director of the Horsemanship Safety Association (HSA). Developed in 1964, HSA is a program to teach safe riding techniques to instructors and equestrians. HSA received the National Safety Council's Community Safety Award for Exemplary Public Safety in 1985.
Betty Bennett-Talbot is the President and Founder of the Horsemanship Safety Association (HSA). Developed in 1964, HSA is a program to teach safe riding techniques to instructors and equestrians. HSA received the National Safety Council's Community Safety Award for Exemplary Public Safety in 1985. In honor of HSA, Betty was inducted into the Horse & Rider Hall of Fame in 1996. Betty has also founded Heartland Horse Therapy, a riding program for people with disabilities.
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