This book outlines the what, why, how, problems and solutions of dressage training.
Building a solid basis through preliminary and novice levels in preparation for elementary, this book explains clearly and simply the steps to take and what to expect when training your horse. Understanding the theory behind dressage gives you the knowledge to act and react appropriately to the different situations that may occur during your training.
Following an easy to understand What, Why, How, Problems and Solutions format, the book covers position, rhythm, forwardness, contact, leg yielding, on the bit, flexion and bend, straightness, on the fore-hand, shoulder-fore and much, much more.
Basic dressage is the building block for all equestrian disciplines. Whether you are a dressage rider, show jumper, show rider or eventer, you will find the information in this book easy to understand and immensely helpful with the training of your horse.