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"Calling for patterns that incorporate circles, spins, sliding stops, and other moves that come out of ranch work, the sport of reining has grown in popularity until it is now an international event (including as one of the United States Equestrian Team disciplines). To help the increasing number of riders who have become involved, 101 Reining Tips provides essential information on all aspects of the sport, from selecting a reining horse prospect and necessary tack and other equipment to analyzing and practicing all the parts of required and freestyle patterns, up to competing in the show arena. Featuring advice from many of the country's top riders and trainers, this guid is certain to help increase any reiner's enjoyment and satisfaction -- and scores. Laren Sellers is a competitor, equestrian journalist, and photographer. A frequent contributor to The American Quarter Horse Journal, she is the author of Training and Showing the Versatility Ranch Horse."