Enlightened Equitation

Author(s): Heather Moffett


The author argues that good horsemanship is about partnership not domination, and offers advice on achieving synchronization with your horse. Non-confrontational training methods are used to teach the skills involved in the trot and canter. All chapters include real-life case studies.


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'Should be on the shopping list of all riders' - Riding 'Achieve total synchronisation with your horse and make riding a totally rewarding experience' - Horse

Heather Moffett is a well-known remedial teacher of riding, and a Classical dressage trainer. A pioneer of revolutionary methods for the teaching of riding, her techniques are gaining wide acceptance through her popular articles, courses and lecture/demonstrations. Heather lives near Totnes, Devon.

Introduction Part I The role of the rider 2 Position and balance 3 Learning 'feel' 4 Explanation of the aids 5 Application of the aids Part II Working with your horse 6 Understanding schooling terms 7 Turns, circles and exercises to improve coordination 8 How to develop rhythm, tempo and expressions in the paces 9 Lateral steps: early, lateral work, leg yielding, shoulder fore, turn to the haunches Index

General Fields

  • : 9780715315002
  • : david
  • : david
  • : 0.703
  • : July 2002
  • : 263mm X 193mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Heather Moffett
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 798.23
  • : 160
  • : 90 colour halftones, 70 line illustrations, index