We're delighted to announce that we'll be taking part in the Attingham Trust Study Programme, "The Horse and the Country House," in England in September. Watch this space for a forthcoming selection of books related to this theme.

The Spanish Riding School in Vienna [and] Piaffe and Passage
Decarpentry, General [Albert]

Decarpentry, General [Albert]. The Spanish Riding School in Vienna: Home of Equestriran Art [and] Piaffe and Passage: Preparation for Dressage Tests. Xenophon Press 2013. 123p, many photos. New paperbound. ** This welcome reprint brings together two key books by Decarpentry for the first time. His work on the Spanish Riding School first appeared in French in 1947, when the future of the school was in doubt. The work on piaffe and passage first appeared in French in the early 1930s, as an aid to help riders prepare for the 1932 Olympic Games; here its original English translation has been revised for clarity. The photos in both books have been enhanced. With a critical note on Decarpentry by the publisher, and a list of his books. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. (Item ID: 15165)


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