The Horsewoman A Practical Guide to Side-Saddle Riding, 2nd. Ed.
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The Horsewoman A Practical Guide to Side-Saddle Riding, 2nd. Ed.

By Alice M. Hayes
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Table of Contents
  • THE HORSEWOMAN A Practical Guide to Side-Saddle Riding
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • THE HORSEWOMAN.
  • CHAPTER I. BEGINNING TO RIDE.
  • CHAPTER II. HORSES FOR LADIES.
  • CHAPTER III. SIDE-SADDLES.
    • DESCRIPTION OF A SIDE-SADDLE.
    • SADDLE TREE.
    • COVERING OF A SIDE-SADDLE.
    • PANEL.
    • THE LEAPING HEAD
    • STIRRUP-LEATHER.
    • SAFETY BARS.
    • SAFETY STIRRUPS,
    • GIRTHS.
    • BALANCE STRAP.
    • BREAST-PLATE.
    • WEIGHT OF A SIDE-SADDLE.
    • SHAPE OF THE SEAT OF A SIDE-SADDLE.
    • THE SADDLE MUST FIT THE RIDER.
    • CRUPPER.
    • NUMDAHS AND SADDLE-CLOTHS.
    • SIDE-SADDLES FOR CHILDREN.
    • SADDLING A HORSE.
    • PREVENTION OF SORE BACKS.
    • CLEANING A SADDLE.
  • CHAPTER IV. BRIDLES.
    • DESCRIPTION OF A BRIDLE.
    • VARIETIES OF BITS.
    • SNAFFLES.
    • CURBS.
    • PELHAMS.
    • NOSE-BANDS.
    • REINS.
    • MARTINGALES.
    • ADJUSTMENT OF THE BRIDLE.
  • CHAPTER V. RIDING DRESS.
    • HABITS AND SAFETY SKIRTS.
    • BREECHES.
    • UNDERCLOTHING.
    • HATS.
    • BOOTS.
    • GLOVES.
    • RIDING UNDER-BODICE, HUNTING-TIES, COLLARS, CUFFS AND TIES.
  • CHAPTER VI. MOUNTING AND DISMOUNTING.
    • MOUNTING.
    • DISMOUNTING,
  • CHAPTER VII. HOW TO HOLD THE REINS.
    • PRINCIPLES.
    • HOLDING SINGLE REINS IN BOTH HANDS.
    • HOLDING SINGLE REINS IN ONE HAND.
    • HOLDING DOUBLE REINS IN BOTH HANDS.
    • HOLDING DOUBLE REINS IN ONE HAND.
    • SHORTENING THE REINS.
    • MILITARY METHOD OF HOLDING THE REINS.
    • RESPECTIVE MERITS OF ONE-HANDED AND TWO-HANDED RIDING.
  • CHAPTER VIII. THE SEAT.
    • THEORY OF THE SEAT.
    • PRACTICAL DETAILS.
  • CHAPTER IX. HANDS, VOICE, WHIP AND SPUR.
    • HANDS.
    • VOICE.
    • WHIP.
    • SPUR.
  • CHAPTER X. FIRST LESSONS IN RIDING.
    • THE WALK.
    • TURNING.
    • THE HALT.
    • THE TROT.
    • THE CANTER.
    • GALLOP.
    • JUMPING.
    • REINING BACK.
  • CHAPTER XI. RIDING ACROSS COUNTRY.
    • “MADE” FENCES.
    • PRACTICE OVER NATURAL FENCES.
  • CHAPTER XII. HACKING.
  • CHAPTER XIII. RIDING WITHOUT REINS.
  • CHAPTER XIV. NERVE.
  • CHAPTER XV. FENCES, COUNTRY AND GATES.
  • CHAPTER XVI. HUNTING.
    • WHEN LADIES BEGAN TO HUNT.
    • HUNT SUBSCRIPTIONS.
    • IN THE FIELD.
    • CUB-HUNTING.
    • KICKERS AND RED BOWS.
    • BLOOD.
    • COMING HOME.
    • RIDER’S PHYSICAL CONDITION.
    • TIPS AND THANKS.
    • THE HORN.
    • HIRELINGS.
    • FARMERS AND WIRE.
    • PILOTS.
    • FALLS.
  • CHAPTER XVII. RIDING AND HUNTING ABROAD.
  • CHAPTER XVIII. WALKING FOXHOUND PUPPIES.
  • CHAPTER XIX. KINDNESS TO HORSES.
  • CHAPTER XX. CROSS-SADDLE RIDING FOR LADIES.
  • CHAPTER XXI. RIDING DIFFICULT HORSES.
    • GENERAL REMARKS.
    • SHYING.
    • STUMBLING.
    • DANCING AND PRANCING.
    • THROWING UP THE HEAD.
    • HABIT-SHY.
    • JIBBING.
    • SHOULDERING.
    • BACKING.
    • PULLING.
    • REFUSING.
    • BORING.
    • KICKING.
    • BUCK-JUMPING.
    • REARING.
  • CHAPTER XXII. NAMES OF EXTERNAL PARTS OF THE HORSE.
  • INDEX.
  • BOOKS ON HORSES.
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