Training Strategies for Dressage Riders (Howell Equestrian Library) (Hardcover)
Training Strategies for Dressage Riders is a unique guide to the art and technique of dressage, written by one of the most renowned equestrian trainers in the world today. It offers a complete training system for both horse and rider, paying special attention to how a rider's actions can influence a mount. The book provides practical, in-the-saddle advice on a wide range of dressage topics, including:
* The art of classical equitation
* The development of the rider's seat and aids
* Developing the basic gaits
* Gymnastic improvement
* Horse insubordination
* Clinics and competitions judging
Whether you want to prepare for dressage competition or simply improve your riding skills, this is a matchless guide.
About the Author
CHARLES DE KUNFFY is one of the most prominent dressage experts in the world. He is widely known as a lecturer, coach and judge at American Horse Show Association (AHSA) and Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) events. From his home in California, this Hungarian-born expert travels around the globe to teach classes for trainers, judges and riders. He is the author of several books on classical riding, including The Athletic Development of the Dressage Horse and Dressage Principles Illuminated.