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Building Your Dream Horse Charles Wilhelm's Ultimate Foundation Training

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ISBN-10: 0764579150

ISBN-13: 9780764579158

Edition: 2005

Authors: Charles Wilhelm, Allison Houston

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Established as one of the top horse trainers and clinicians in the United States, Charles Wilhelm has a robust presence in the world of the horse. This book will help novices and experts alike. The methods are universal to every equestrian discipline.
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.04" wide x 9.62" long x 0.69" tall
Weight: 1.100

Charles Wilhelm served as project coordinator at the Capital Budget Homeless Housing Program in New York in the 1980s.

Foreword: An Extraordinary Man for Horses and People
Preface: How Charles Wilhelm Became a Horseman
Introduction: Why Every Horse Lover Should Read This Book
Understanding the Horse
The Emotional, Mental, and Physical Aspects of the Horse
The Emotional Aspect
The Mental Aspect
The Physical Aspect
Horse Personalities
Conditioned Response
Ten Secrets Every Horse Wants His Owner to Know
Understanding Foundation Training
What Is Foundation Training? Working with Pressure
Incremental Training
Setting and Raising Standards
What Is Natural Horsemanship and How Does It Apply to Foundation Training?
What Is Ultimate Foundation Training?
No Magic Gadgets: The Role of Equipment in Horse Training
Ultimate Foundation Training
The Ultimate Foundation Exercise: The Go-Forward Cue
The Round Pen
Line Work
Leading Manners and Respecting Space
Emotional Control and Despooking
Giving to the Bit
Moving the Hips Over
Shoulder Control
Training Babies
Foundation Training and the Foal
Training a Baby for Veterinary and Farrier Work
Starting Older Horses
It's Never, Ever the Horse's Fault
Buying the Right Horse
Mental Training for Horsemanship
Common Problems and How to Solve Them with Ultimate Foundation Training
Pullback Problem
Trailer Loading
Buddy Sour
Barn Sour
Head Tossing and Pulling at the Bit
No Control: Stud Chains and Bigger Bits
If All Else Fails: Finding the Right Trainer
Building Your Dream Horse
Appendix: The Charles Wilhelm Training Facility
Success through Knowledge