Kids are passionate about horses. Building on that desire and enthusiasm, Judy Richter offers a comprehensive, step-by-step handbook that teaches young riders the essentials of horsemanship. Starting with advice on proper attire, grooming, and tacking up the horse, Richter guides young riders through lessons on the flat, over jumps, and in the show ring. Full-color photographs illustrate her crystal-clear, common-sense teaching methods. Judy Richter is a nationally known instructor whose students are consistent winners at major horse shows; many have gone on to brilliant careers in the sport. She is on the board of directors of USA Equestrian, a licensed "R" judge, and was a columnist for The Chronicle of the Horse. Paperback, 128 pages.