Category Archives: Book Review

The Man Behind the Mike

J/ September 26, 2018/ Blog, Book Review

Through most of my childhood and certainly my adult life equestrian sports  were commented on by Mike Tucker. I was very saddened by his death and equally very privileged to be asked to review his biography. This is my  review of the book, The Man Behind the Mike, published by Quiller. For most equestrian sports enthusiasts Mike Tucker was ‘the voice of

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Book Review – Rider biomechanics

J/ September 12, 2017/ Book Review

Rider Biomechanics by Mary Wanless. Published by Kenilworth Press May 2017 Paperback I read this book recently and absolutely loved it – Quiller Publishing have the final version on their web site. If there is one equestrian author who single-handedly changed how we looked at riding it has to be Mary Wanless. I can well remember receiving a copy of

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Book Review – The Principles of Riding

J/ August 14, 2017/ Book Review

I recently read and enjoyed this book. THE PRINCIPLES OF RIDING Basic Training of Horse and Rider Author GNEF, published by Kenilworth Press, July 2017, 288 pages For novice riders, those returning to riding after a long break, or parents of pony mad children, this book ticks all the boxes. Written by the German Equestrian Federation, this book is filled

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