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If you are going to read dressage books, read the classics.  Below are some of my favorites. Horsemanship by Waldemar Seunig is the bible of dressage books.  I get many  used books on Amazon and give them away! 

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Kristin showing Pernod circa 1980


Creative Horsemanship - Charles De Kunffy

Training Strategies for Dressage Riders  - Charles De Kunffy

Horsemanship   - Waldemar Seunig

The Essence of Horsemanship  -  Waldemar Seunig 

The Complete Training of Horse and Rider – Colonel Alois Podhajski

Dressage Riding - Richard Watjen

Riding Logic - Waldimar Muesler

Horsemanship and Horsemastership - Official Manual of the United States Calvalry at Fort Riley

The Dressage Formula  - Eric Herberman

Lessons with Lendon -  Lendon Gray

Dressage with Kyra - Kyra Kyrklund

That Winning Feeling  -  Jane Savoie

Practical Dressage Manual – Colonel Bengt Ljungquist

Dressage in Harmony – Walter Zettle

The Way to Perfect Horsemanship – Udo Burger

Basic Training of the Young Horse – Reiner Klimke

Centered Riding - Sally Swift

Connected Riding -  Peggy Cummons

The Principle of Riding – German National Federation

The Pony Club Manual of Horsemanship

Happy Horsemanship - Dorothy Henderson Pinch

What Horses Say - Anna Clemence & Julie Dicker

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Video Review

Symmetry in Motion is a video by Doris Halstead who wrote the book, Release the Potential. (Read about Doris in the October In Stride.) This is a great video about realignment of horse and rider using myofascial release. The beginning of the tape is a little slow with just lecturing, but as it progresses it shows exercises for both horse and rider. The WPDA owns this tape and Anita, who boarrds Midnight here, is the new WPDA tape librarian. So call Anita and take a look at this video or any of the many others. It's only $2.00 per rental for WPDA members. Look on the WPDA web site for a list of tapes (www.wpdadressage.org).

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