The Complete Training of Horse and Rider in the Principles of Classical Horsemanship

The Complete Training of Horse and Rider in the Principles of Classical Horsemanship

Book Title: The Complete Training of Horse and Rider in the Principles of Classical Horsemanship

Author: Alois Podhajsky

Format: Paperback | 294 pages

Publication Date: 01 Dec 1979

ISBN-13: 9780879802356

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.