Teaching the Child Rider by Pamela Roberts

Teaching the Child Rider by Pamela Roberts

$33.95

For more than 30 years, Teaching the Child Rider, in successive editions , has been appreciated by trainee instructors and parents alike.  Now in a revised updated and enlarged edition, with new colour illustrations, it will again prove invaluable to anyone concerned with the instruction and safety of young riders.  Whilst promoting sound, progressive instruction, the author points out the physical and psychological differences between children - especially young ones - and adults, and the consequent need for instructors to adapt their approach accordingly.  There is much sound advice, born of practical experience and common sense, on this issue.  In particular, the author emphasizes the special communication skills required of the children's istructor, and the need to empathise with the pupil's way of thinking.  This book will help all instructors to become more effective in their dealings with young pupils and will also be of balue to parents who wish to gain a greater understandin go g the subhject.