A practical, no-nonsense guide to designing and building cost-effective cross-country fences and courses at all levels, from practice fences at home up to three-day event standard. The emphasis is on building safe courses, and fences that inspire confidence - and which won't break the bank! For too long, course building has been seen as a specialist field. This book changes that by laying out all the facet, from design to construction, making them easy to grasp and to put into practice. Every profession has its trade secrets; course building is no exception. Here are the tricks and techniques of the professional, that enable the job to be done better, more cost effectively, and more easily.