Anne Kursinski’s Riding and Jumping Clinic

A Step-by-Step Course for Winning in the Hunter and Jumper Rings (Revised)

Anne Kursinski



ISBN: 9781570769849

PUBLICATION DATE: October 29, 2020

CATEGORY: Riding & Training

BINDING: Paperback

EXTENT: 336 pages

Olympian Anne Kursinski’s acclaimed book on riding horses over fences delivers on-target counsel and the kind of sophisticated, quality instruction you can only get in top stables around the world.

Let this medal-winning international competitor show you 'how it’s done' with step-by-step descriptions of 20 exercises to improve your position, your 'feel', and your overall understanding of how to confidently and successfully master a jump course.

Throughout, explanations are clarified with hundreds of illuminating photographs, completely reshot in full colour for this new edition. Inside, you’ll find a top-notch education in basic flatwork and jumping, including bending, adjusting stride length, moving laterally, riding straight lines and curves, jumping without stirrups, and flying changes. You’ll also learn advanced flatwork and jumping, with lessons in flexion and collection, counter-canter, half-pass, ways to perfect distances and count strides, and tips for riding different kinds of combinations, bigger jumps, and natural fences.

In addition, this revised edition includes a new chapter on riding derby-style courses.

Now with all new colour photographs!

Meet the author Anne Kursinski

Anne Kursinski is one of the all-time leading riders in U.S. show jumping history. She is a five-time Olympian with two team silver medals and has ridden on 47 U.S. Nations’ Cups teams, competed in ten World Cup Finals, and has been a member of three U.S. World Equestrian Games Teams. In 2011 she was voted America’s Favourite Show Jumping Equestrian, and in 2017 she was inducted into the Show Jumping Hall of Fame.