A photo analysis of technique.
Cross-country riders of all levels -- whether eventing, team chasing, hunter trialing or simply riding over a few natural obstacles while out hacking -- will find this book an invaluable source of reference and a treasure to own.
Join Blyth as he takes a look at cross-country fences and tells riders exactly how he would jump them. For each fence type -- from ditches to drops, from arrowheads to coffins -- he outlines the ideal technqiue so that riders are in no doubt as to what they should do to achieve the correct outcome. He also distills the advice into quick-reference key points, which can later servie as valuable reminders.
But most importantly, using over 200 superb full color photo-sequences of horses and riders negotiating cross-country fences, he provides an informed commentary on what is happening throughout each sequence, pointing out the strengths and weaknesses in technique and offers valuable advice for improvement or praise where it is due.