A Basic Guide to Building Cross-Country Fences Philip Herbert

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This book is an essential companion for anyone - whether inexperienced or well-established - who is setting out to build a cross-country course. At a period of crucial change in horse trials, the book provides completely up-to-date, authoritative and responsible advice on one of the sport's most important aspects.

Clear, practical, time -and-money-saving information is given on fundamental subjects such as planning, equipment, ground work and crowd control. The major part of the book is devoted to step-by-step instructions for building every type of basic obstacle, from an 'L' fence tro a water complex. Health and safety requirements are fully covered in an additional chapter which includes a section on frangible pins.

The text is expertly complemented throughout by specially commissioned line-drawings and photographs.

The Author Philip Herbert is one of Britain's leading cross-country course-builders and is British Eventing's longest serving Technical Adviser. He is Clerk of the Course for Burghley Horse Trials, where he has been responible for course construction since 1981. His book offers readers the benefit of over twenty-five years' experience as designer and builder.

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