Training the Cross Country Horse by Andrew Nicholson with Kate Green
Model Number: 9780715318294
New Zealander Andrew Nicholson is acknowledged as one of the most talented cross-country riders in the world. His ‘stickability’, stamina and knack for getting a tune out of a huge variety of horses are legendary, and many of his best results are thanks to his consistent ability to complete the cross-country phase clear and within the time allowed.
In this practical guide Kate Green, freelance journalist writing for Horse & Hound, examines the secrets of Andrew’s many successes. In his typically down-to-earth manner he explains how to approach a huge range of cross country obstacles. He describes his ideal sort of horse and how he gets them fit for the job including valuable advice on feeding and fitness. He reveals how he starts his young horse across country and how he accustoms them to the different types of fences.