Collection or Contortion?: Exposing the Misconceptions and Exploring the Truths of Horse Positioning and Bend

Collection or Contortion?: Exposing the Misconceptions and Exploring the Truths of Horse Positioning and Bend Author Gerd Heuschmann
ISBN-10 1570767777
ISBN-13 9781570767777
Year 2017-02-14
Pages 112
Language English
Publisher Trafalgar Square Books
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Ten years ago Dr Gerd Heuschmann rocked the equestrian world with his international bestseller Tug of War a searing indictment of modern training and riding techniques that are sometimes used to the detriment of the horse Now Dr Heuschmann returns with this follow up book a critical examination of two conceptsflexion and bendthat are necessary to understand in absolute terms when the goal is to achieve collection on horseback Citing the many masters of classical dressage who wrote essays and even entire books about flexion at the horses poll and longitudinal bend of the horses body Dr Heuschmann strives to conflate the often complex classic literature with the results of his own studies as an expert in equine anatomy and biomechanics He meticulously describes various movements used their desired effects and the truth behind the riders role in each In addition he unveils his recommendations for dealing with the horses natural crookedness and false bend providing basic guidelines for schooling that ensure correct gymnasticization with the end goal of a more athletic collected horse in mind and happier healthier horses in the long run

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