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Training the Three-Day Event Horse and Rider

Training the Three-Day Event Horse and Rider (ISBN 0-385-42520-1) is a 1995 book written by James C. Wofford, covering each phase of the equestrian sport of eventing, as well as a brief history of the event and a section on choosing a proper horse for the sport. The book ends with a section on conditioning and interval training, and provides several grids for gymnastic jumping. The book is considered a classic by American eventers.

The book is part of the Doubleday Equestrian Library Series (Doubleday, NY). It began printing in 1995, was discontinued, and then began reprinting in 2006.

Chapters

  • History and Development of the Three-Day Event
  • Selecting and Evaluating the Three-Day Prospect
  • Equipment for Horse and Rider
  • Dressage
  • Cross-Country
  • Show Jumping
  • Conditioning
  • Putting It All Together
    • Appendix I: Interval Notation and Conditioning Gallops
    • Appendix II: Sample Schedules
    • Appendix III: Gymnastic Show Jumping



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