You are here: Ladies » Equestrian Home And Office » Books, Cds And Dvds » Equestrian Books » Training (horses) Books » Academic Equitation by General Decarpentry

Academic Equitation by General Decarpentry

Item Code : HB10752R

We're Sorry ...

The item Academic Equitation by General Decarpentry, item code:HB10752R, has been discontinued or is no longer available.

You can navigate to other similar products like this by using the breadcrumbs OR shop other similar products like this one by using the tabs below.

The Classical Guide to Dressage

 

Academic Equitation by General Decarpentry is considered by many dressage experts to be the most important contribution to classical training in the twentieth century.

For generations that would follow, General Decarpentry succeeded in presenting the traditional teachings of great masters like Baucher, D'Aure, and L'Hotte in such a way that allows both amateur and expert to obtain a deeper insight into the art of equitation. His comprehensive book discusses the philosophy of equitation, the riding master and the choice of horse before introducing the reader to the author's systematic schooling program, covering very early training right up to the most advanced movements; it's completed by comprehensive appendices dealing with longeing, work in hand, long reining, and pillar work.

Decarpentry was born in 1878 in France. His father and grandfather were pupils of Baucher and he also developed a keen interest in equitation. He served in the Cadre Noir at Saumur from 1904 to 1913 and again from 1925 to 1931 as the school's second-in-command. He died in Paris in 1956.

Paperback.


View HorseBooksEtc

All available HorseBooksEtc products

 
 

For questions or assistance, call (877) 872-4415

© 2014 EQUESTRIAN COLLECTIONS.COM. All Rights Reserved.(3)

        Find us on: