1990. Item #3999
Loch, Sylvia. Dressage: The Art of Classical Riding. North Pomfret, VT: Trafalgar Square 1990. 224p, many photos and old ills., many in color. Fwd. by Kurt Albrecht. Very good hardcover in very good d.j. (lightly shelfworn). ** Not a how-to manual, but a superb history of classical equitation from antiquity to the late 20th century. Explains in depth the methods of the great masters, their schools, and how the work of today's masters relates to those traditions. Emphasizes continental Europe; also covers Britain, the U.S., and Russia. Now out of print. Heavy; shipping/handling may be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering.