by Gustav Steinbrecht
First published in the late 19th century, this book is truly a work of remarkable coherence, comprehensiveness and depth of understanding. Steinbrecht’s reputation as a master in the art of dressage makes The Gymnasium of the Horse a cornerstone of equestrian literature. Originally published in German; this translation into English is from the 10th German edition by Helen K. Gibble. Sections include: Rider’s Seat and Aids; Purpose of Dressage; Systematic Training of the Horse; School Movements; Epilogue.
This is a scarce title and long awaited by the many dressage enthusiasts who are familiar with the thoroughness with which Steinbrecht first addressed this subject. 319 pages.
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