In this handbook you will find fascinating information on the development of the horse, using all methods of work in hand: LungeingLong reiningTraining in hand according to the Iberian schoolTraining in hand according to the Viennese schoolSchooling between the pillarsWorking with shortened long reins and free long reins Training The Horse in Hand presents a complete system for the development of the young horse, from its first lessons on the lunge line through the highest levels of dressage. All lessons are discussed, including lateral work, leg-yielding, shoulder-in, piaffe, passage, Spanish walk, and airs above the ground. The author places special value on the use of groundwork as an extension of training under saddle.The art of riding lies in being able to understand the cause and effect of everything you do. If you abide by these rules when you work with your friend the horse, he will in return be a joyful companion who will be eager to do anything for you.Nothing written in this book is "my method." There are experiences that are thousands of years old, which I have been allowed to discover in my own life and have become richer for doing so. Everything you read here is therefore "clinically tested" through the skill and knowledge of the old masters and myself, and only written in modern words. So I wish you a tremendous amount of fun as you read and apply this old wisdom.
This lovely, thoughtful bookprovides the ultimate modern reference in classical training technique. Throughout, gorgeous color photographs demonstrate movements and lessonson horses at various stages of schooling. In addition, a final chapter on basic equine anatomy by the renowned German veterinarian Dr. Gerd Heuschmann affirms Beran's methods with science. Hardcover, 9.5 x 10.75 in., 192 pages, fully illustrated. 2b1af7f3a8