A guide to understanding the training concepts involved in producing a supple and well-schooled horse. Chapters include educating the horse and rider, balance, bending and suppleness, contact, and collection.
Michael J Stevens has trained his own Lipizzaner gelding to advanced level dressage, and schools a variety of horses and teaches private clients. He is the author of "A Classical Riding Notebook" and "Practical Schooling," both published by Kenilworth Press.
Introduction Handling and training Relaxation Balance Regularity Energy and impulsion Bending and suppleness Straightness Contact Collection Three stages of training