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.
Saddle up and get ready for some fun! Improve your equestrian skills as you play more than 50 exciting games that include obstacle courses, charades, and barrel races. These delightful diversions will not only help you master the finer points of balance, steering, and leading, but also provide a special bonding experience for you and your horse. Adaptable for riders of all styles and skill levels, each game is presented with clearly illustrated instructions and necessary safety considerations. Whos ready for the Root Beer Relay?
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 Councils 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 Councils Community Safety Award for Exemplary Public Safety in 1985. In honor of HSA, Bennett-Talbot was inducted into the Horse & Rider Hall of Fame in 1996. She has also founded Heartland Horse Therapy, a riding program for people with disabilities.