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Suggested Reading List

Posted on September 1, 2011 at 9:45 AM

Suggested Reading List

Updated 2011

In Alphabetical Order:


ALBRECHT, KURT (1981; translation by Nicole Bartle 1993), Principles of Dressage, J.A.Allen, London.


BALLOU, JEC ARISTOTLE, (2005), 101 Dressage Exercises, Versa Press, USA.


BELASIK, PAUL (1990), Riding towards the light. An apprenticeship in the art of dressage riding, J.A.Allen, London.

BELASIK, PAUL (1994), Exploring Dressage Technique. Journeys into the Art of Classical Riding, J.A.Allen, London.

BELASIK, PAUL (1999), The Songs of Horses. Seven Stories for Riding Teachers and Students, J.A.Allen, London.

BELASIK, PAUL , (2002), Dressage For the 21st Century, Trafalgar Square Publishing, Vermont.

BELASIK, PAUL, (2009), A Search For Collection, J.A.Allen, London.


BERAN, ANJA, (2007), Classical Schooling with the Horse in Mind, Trafalgar Square Publishing, Vermont.


COLLINS, DAVID, (2006), Dressage Masters; Techniques and Philosophies of Four Legendary Trainers, The Lyons Press,


CT. CROSSLEY, ANTHONY, (1978), Training The Young Horse, Edbury Press, London.


DECARPENTRY, ALBERT (1998), Piaffer & Passage, Half Halt Press.

DECARPENTRY, ALBERT (1971), Academic Equitation, Half Halt Press.


DE KUNFFY, CHARLES (1984), Training Strategies for Dressage Riders, Howell Book House, New York.

DE KUNFFY, CHARLES (1992), The Athletic Development of the Dressage Horse. Manege Patterns, New York.

DE KUNFFY, CHARLES (1993), The Ethics and Passions of Dressage, Half Halt Press, Middletown, MD.

DE KUNFFY, CHARLES, (1984), Creative Horsemanship, Arco Publishing, NY, NY. FILLIS, JAMES (1902), Breaking and Riding.


GERMAN NATIONAL EQUESTRIAN FEDERATION, (1997), Principles of Riding, Kenilworth Press Ltd, Great Britain.


GUÉRINIÈRE, FRANÇOIS ROBICHON DE LA (1994), School of Horsemanship.


HARRIS, CHARLES, (2004), Workbooks from the Spanish School 1948-1951, J.A.Allen, London.

HARRIS, SUSAN E., (1993), Horse Gaits, Balance and Movement, Howell Book House, USA.

HARRIS, SUSAN E., USPC Manuals of Horsemanship, Howell Book House, USA.

-D Level (Basic), (1994).

-C Level (Intermediate), (1995).

-B, HA, A Level (Advanced), (1996).


HASSLER-SCOOP, JILL, (2002), Riding Experience and Beyond, Goals Unlimited Press, Montana.

HASSLER-SCOOP, JILL, In Search of Your Image.

KEISER-HASSLER, JILL, (1993), Beyond the Mirrors, Mountain Press Publishing Company, Montana.

HASSLER-SCOOP, JILL, (2002), Equestrian Education, Goals Unlimited Press, Montana.


HERBERMANN, ERIC F. (1989), Dressage Formula, J.A.Allen, London.


HILL, CHERRY, (1999), 101 Longeing & Long Lining Exercises, Howell Book House, NY.


HINRICHS, RICHARD, (2001), Schooling Horses In Hand, Trafalgar Square Publishing, VT.


HULL, MELODY & HEABERLIN, SANDRA, (1999), The American Lipizzan; A Pictorial History, LANA.


KARL, PHILIPPE, (1992), Long Reining; The Saumur Method, Trafalgar Square Publishing, VT.


KLIMKE, REINER, (1969), Cavalletti, J.A.Allen & Co., London.


KNOPFHART, ALFRED, (1996), Dressage: Guidebook for the Road to Success, Half Halt Press Inc., USA.


KYRA KYRKLUND & LEMKOW, Dressage with Kyra.


LJUNGQUIST, BENGT, (1976), Practical Dressage Manual, Half Halt Press Inc., MD.


LOCH, SYLVIA, (1990), Dressage; The Art of Classical Riding, Trafalgar Square Publishing, VT.


LORISTON-CLARKE, JENNIE, (1993), Lunging and Long-Reining, The Kenilworth Press LTD, Great Britain.

LORISTON-CLARKE, JENNIE, (1995), The Young Horse, Breaking and Training, Trafalgar Square Publishing, VT.


NELSON, HILDA (1992), François Baucher. The man and his method.

NELSON, HILDA (1997), Alexis François L'Hotte. The quest for lightness in equitation.


OLIVERA, NUNO (1965), Haute école. Forty-three photographs of horses taught and mounted by Nuno Olivera, J.A.Allen, London.

OLIVERA, NUNO (1976), Reflections on Equestrian Art, J.A.Allen, London.

OLIVERA, NUNO (1983), Classical Principles of the Art of Training Horses, Howley and Russell "Calrossie", Caramut, AUS.

OLIVERA, NUNO (1986), From an Old Master Trainer to Young Trainers: Classical Principles of the Art of Training Horses, Vol. II, Howley and Russell "Calrossie", Caramut, AUS.

OLIVERA, NUNO (1988), Horses and their riders, Howley and Russell "Calrossie", Caramut, AUS.


PODHAJSKY, ALOIS (1967), The Complete Training of Horse and Rider, Wilshire Book Company, N.Hollywood, CA.

PODHAJSKY, ALOIS (1963), The White Stallions of Vienna, The Sportman's Press, London. PODHAJSKY, ALOIS (1997, Reprint), My Horses, My Teachers.


PLUVINEL, ANTOINE DE (1628), L'Instruction du roi à l'exercise de monter à cheval, Paris.

PLUVINEL, ANTOINE DE, Le Maneige Royal. RACINET, JEAN-CLAUDE (1997), Racinet explains Baucher, Xenophon Press, Cleveland Heights, OH.


RUSSELL, ELEANOR, (1995), Gymnastic Exercises For Horses The Classical Way, Alken Press Smithfield, N.S.W.


SEUNIG, WALDEMAR (1997), Horsemanship, J.A.Allen, London.


STEINBRECHT, GUSTAV, (1995), The Gymnasium of the Horse, Xenophon Press, Ohio.


STEINER, BETSY, (2003), A Gymnastic Riding System using Mind, Body, & Spirit (Includes a Pilates Program for riders), Trafalgar Square Publishing, VT.


STEVENS, MICHAEL J. (1994), A Classical Riding Notebook, Kenilworth Press, Buckingham.

STEVENS, MICHAEL J. (1995), Practical Schooling, Kenilworth Press, Buckingham.


STORL, WERNER, (1989), Schooling Young Horses, Breakthrough Publications Inc. NY. SWIFT, SALLY, (1985), Centered Riding, Trafalgar Square Publishing, VT.


XENOPHON (1987), The art of horsemanship, J.A.Allen, London.


ZETTL, WALTER (1998), Dressage in Harmony. From Basic to Grand Prix, Half Halt Press, Maryland.

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