We are away until early October. One activity is the Attingham Trust tour of country houses, stables, and other equestrian-related sites in and around Newmarket and York, England. We're looking forward to it!

Alexis-Francois L'Hotte: The Quest for Lightness in Equitation
Nelson, Hilda

Nelson, Hilda. Alexis-Francois L'Hotte: The Quest for Lightness in Equitation. London: J.A. Allen 1997. 227p, 31 ills., 4 in color. New hardcover; no jacket, as issued. ** Study of the 19th-century French cavalry officer and dressage master, who was a student of Baucher and d'Aure--his life and times, theories of riding and "equestrian knowledge," and his legacy. Includes a chapter on women riders of the day (with 3 color plates), plus a translation of L'Hotte's book, Questions Equestres. Published in a small edition. In the same format as Hilda Nelson's original study of Baucher. (Item ID: 9692)


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