The complete training of horse and rider in the principles of classical horsemanship

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Wilshire Book Co., 1967 - Pets - 287 pages
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For over a quarter of a century, Colonel Alois Podhajsky was the Director of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, home of the famous white Lipizzaner stallions whose remarkable performances have thrilled audiences throughout the world. Now for the first time, Col. Podhajsky has set forth explicitly and in practical, instructive fashion the step-by-step methods of training both horse and rider that are used at the School and that are the applicable foundations of all good horsemanship, for their purpose is to develop the natural abilities of the horse and to make riding a graceful, pleasurable experience.

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Aside from its historical importance in the field of classical dressage literature, Podhajsky's book remains highly accessible to any modern rider interested in deepening their understanding of the ... Read full review

Contents

List of Photographs 13
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Hhe Definitions of the Classical Art of Riding
29
The Training of the Horse
71
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The late Colonel Alois Podhajsky was a teacher, triner, and the Director of the famed Spanish Riding School in Vienna.

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