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THE MANEIGE ROYAL by Antoine de Pluvinel - CLICK HERE for this book
DRESSAGE IN THE FRENCH TRADITION by Dom Diogo de Braganca - CLICK HERE for more about this book
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Book Excerpt from: Faverot de Kerbrech's 'Methodical Dressage of the Riding Horse' PUBLISHED BY XENOPHON PRESS General principles LIGHTNESS AND THE RAMENER Lightness. - The search for and the conservation of lightness must be the constant preoccupation of the rider. “Lightness to the hand” means the quality of a horse that obeys ... continue reading...
Book Excerpt from: The Maneige Royal' by Antoine de Pluvinel PUBLISHED BY XENOPHON PRESS THE KING I hold in high esteem what you have just said. But I wish to know in detail in what manner and in what order you proceed to school horses effectively and make them easy to handle, traits easily recognizable in all the horses that you have ... continue reading...
Dressage in the French Tradition by Dom Diogo de Braganco BOOK EXCERPT FROM Xenophon Press CHARACTERISTICS OF ACADEMIC EQUITATION: THE RASSEMBLER In beginning the study of what we call Academic Dressage, we are presented with two specific ideas, that of the rassembler and that of lightness. We will consider the ... continue reading...