"Training Showjumpers" has been the standard textbook on showjumping since it first appeared in 1978. This second edition has been updated with new photographs and a revised text. Anthony Paalman is internationally known as a showjumping trainer, consultant and course designer. He is an advocate of the Natural Method of training horses and riders derived from the classical principles of the European cavalry schools. His book is a complete guide to showjumping training, from selection and early training of the young horse right up to participation in the highest grade of competition. Its contents include: Purchasing a Showjumper; Stabling; Shoeing; Tack; Breaking; Lungeing; Free Jumping; Schooling 'On Foot'; Jumping-Dressage; First Year Jumping Training; First Year Schooling Schedule; Novice Competitions; Advanced Jumping-Dressage; Improvement and Re-Schooling; The Second Showjumping Season; Junior Riders; and Course Design.