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  • Beginner Horsemanship Series
  • By: Augustus Walton
  • Narrated by: Andrew Rowe
  • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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Horsemanship 101: Foundational Groundwork

By: Augustus Walton
Narrated by: Andrew Rowe
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Summary

The foundational work you do now is critical, and you’ll always have it to fall back on. Make sure your horse is never spooked in a dangerous moment again…

From desensitizing and disengaging to backing up, these are fundamental training procedures you can’t afford to get wrong...and they’re not procedures you’ll only ever have to engage in once.

You don’t need to spend years in equestrian school to learn these skills: You simply need access to all the essential knowledge distilled and explained in one clear resource...and that’s exactly what you’ll find in this guide.

Inside, you’ll discover:

  • The art of desensitizing - guard against your horse becoming spooked at a critical moment
  • How to make sure your horse will disengage in any situation that starts to get out of control
  • The single most important skill you can teach your horse in order to establish gentle (but firm) leadership 
  • Why "flexing" is a crucial skill to teach...and the secret to rendering your inside rein unnecessary as a steering tool
  • The number 1 thing you must not do in a frustrating training session if you want to maintain control of your horse
  • The fundamental skill you’ll need in order to calm a highly strung horse (think yoga for horses...but easier and more professional!)

And much more.

The foundational skills you build with your horse now will pave the way for a solid relationship and a future in which you’re always in control.

Nothing can be taken for granted in horsemanship, and no matter what stage of the journey you’re at, you’ll need to polish these skills throughout your horse’s lifetime.

Build on your foundational knowledge and know exactly how to keep your horse gently under control in any situation: Buy this audiobook now.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2022 Makala Nerio (P)2022 Makala Nerio

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Super valuable !

I love this book 1. for its excellent quality- pristine and pleasing narration and recording, and 2. For its invaluable content. Just the right wisdom I need. I am following this author and looking forward to the next book. Hopefully it won’t take too long as I need to fully master the skill as soon as possible.

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So much about horses that I didn't know before!

I can honestly say that I am so happy I decided to read Horsemanship 101. It has been an incredibly eye-opening experience, and I have learned so much about horses that I didn't know before. The foundational work I am doing now is critical, and I will always have it to fall back on. This book has been an invaluable resource, and I would highly recommend it to anyone who is interested in learning more about horses. There are so many tips and tricks that I never would have known about otherwise, and I am truly grateful for all that this book has to offer. Thank you, Horsemanship 101!

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Amazing

My daughter is wanting to start horse riding so i got this book to know the basics first ..and I found everything I needed to know! Would recommend it for beginners

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Foundation is Key to Knowledge You Can Build On

This is an essential book in a series that is so helpful to your equestrian skills and is a concise and clear guide that all horsey people new and more experienced. Great resource

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An insightful overview for beginners!

I found that this audiobook provided me with all of the foundations of horsemanship and made the process much less daunting. It covers areas from building a relationship with your horse to dealing with the challenges of working with horses. Where these creatures have their own personalities and dispositions, this audiobook highlights the practical ways of building on your horsemanship skills from the beginning.

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Such an informative book. Very Thorough.

I have been around these beautiful animals all my life and a book like this is worth its weight in gold. The level of experience you have or have not is irrelevant as this book is fully loaded with all you need to become a confident horseman or horsewoman. Wonderfully narrated.

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Excellent!

I got this for a friend who just got a horse and needs help. Really solid tips and advice here for horse lovers of any level! It gives a strong foundation and the tools you need to establish a good relationship with your horse so conflict will be to a minimum or non-existent. The narration was done very well making the content simple to understand even for beginners. Highly recommended to those that want to learn the fundamental skills needed to maintain control and be confident around horses! 5 stars!

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If you own a horse then you need this book

I have ridden horses for over 60 years and we all learned by getting on and falling off! We never had set rules on how to actually take care of a horse, saddle a horse, curry a horse, and any of the other requirements of owning a horse. This is a great guide to laying the foundations of owning a horse and taking care of them. It will lay out the basics and teach you how to nurture and train your horse to get the best performance from them.

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  • 06-05-22

Great book!

If you ate beginner and looking to start or brush up on your riding skills then, this book is for you.

I got this book because I want to introduce my teens to horse riding but I wanted to know the basics first ..and I found everything I needed to know!

fab book!

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Read them all!

If you are looking to brush up on your skills and feel more confident and prepared with your horse, then I would highly recommend listening to this whole series. Once I listened to one, I knew I had to listen to them all!

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  • Jenpotter
  • 02-07-22

Handy guide

This book explains techniques to implement with your horse, which is easy to understand. These are great tips for improving your horse's behavior and relationship with him. I like the practicality and kindness to the horses offered in this book.

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  • Byron Tyler
  • 12-06-22

Very Inspiring and helpful

This audiobook has great advice and tips on horsemanship and it even has a step by step guide on how to apply the practice. It not only talks about the psychology that goes along with it but it also has examples as well on how to start horsemanship. Overall it was information in this audiobook that is helpful to any beginner and it's a great listen.

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  • FitFreak
  • 24-05-22

Very interesting!

I've ridden horses a few times in the past and I wish I would have had this information. This book provides very helpful information to make your horseback riding experience a good one!

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  • Kristy
  • 16-05-22

Very Helpful!

I feel a lot better after listing to this book. I have been thinking about getting into horse training, but I didn't know where to start. This book is a good place to start.

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  • Salama
  • 12-05-22

Well informative and good book!

Actually since a while I wanted to own many horses,after I listened to this book i believe I am going to buy it as soon as possible, and yes I’ll listen to this book again and again!

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  • Leah
  • 11-05-22

Thorough!

I loved this audiobook! First off, the narrator's voice was perfect for this read, quite rugged. And I loved the detailed advice like the 'horse hair method'. I'd recommend to anybody if you want to be skilled in ownership of these beautiful creatures, highly recommend!

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  • Momanator
  • 11-05-22

Fascinating information

My best friend has been into horses for a number of years now. She's even built a new barn for her two horses. I recently visited her and was so impressed by her set up and wanted to know more about her interest. This beginner audio book was great as it laid the foundation for me to understand all that my best friend has done with her horses. Can't wait to chat with her after learning all that I have from this book!

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  • DW
  • 10-05-22

Great tips!

I got this audio book out of curiosity as I would love to own a horse someday. It may be short but I learned quite a lot about horses and how to work with them so they trust you and become willing to follow your lead.

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  • D
  • 09-05-22

Amazing book with great advice!

Some excellent advice for horse owners and enthusiasts. It's fascinating to delve into the minds of horses in order to truly comprehend and appreciate them.

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  • TG
  • 06-05-22

Great training about the personal aspects of the horse.

I love the mantra: “You do not want your horse to fear you, but to trust you.” No anger.

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