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Riding and Driving for Women

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ISBN-10: 1429017007

ISBN-13: 9781429017008

Edition: N/A

Authors: Edward Beach

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INTRODUCTION THIS book does not pretend to be an exhaustive treatise on the subject of horse vomanship. It is offered merely as a collection of the most important points gleaned in my career as a horse-lover and professional horsewoman. IYhile from experience alone a rider may evolve good form if she is a natural born horsenoman, yet this is so rare that, with most of us, a knou ledge at the start of the general fundamental principles nhich are the basis of form in riding and driving, is essential. I t nas my good fortune to have my mother, Airs. Emily S. Beach, lay the foundation for me and, similarly, these chapters may aid some of my readers. Sothing in this book is hearsay. That nhich…    
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Publisher: Applewood Books
Publication date: 7/31/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Belle Beach was a noted equestrienne, born into a prominent New England family who summered in Newport, RI, at their cottage, Heartsease. Beach won numerous horse show ribbons, was well known as a teacher of riding and driving to women and children, and was revered by horse people of her time. In 1912, she was referred to as "the greatest female rider of all time."