The World of Dressage

By: Blake, Neil Ffrench

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Book Condition: Near Fine

Near fine 1st U.S. edition black cloth hardcover with sharp tips, gift dedication on fep, else crisp and unmarked. 190 pp including index of photographic data. Full color facsimile photo dj shows wear and color loss at tips from storage. Book is approx 11 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 3/4". With stunning photography and informative commentary the author shows how dressage is basic to the training of all horses, including the hunters, jumpers, the polo pony or the pleasure horse. By watching and interviewing famous international performers, and by sitting quietly listening to them analyze their accomplishments and mistakes, Blake is able to make some fascinating comparisons of the different styles of riders from Russia, Germany, Switzerland, Britain, the U.S. and other countries. Here are Chammartin, Capellmann, St. Cyr, Neckermann, Mrs. Robert Hall, Elena Petouchkova, Barbara McGuinnas, Joan Gold, Michael Phelps, and many others.

Title: The World of Dressage

Author Name: Blake, Neil Ffrench

Illustrator: Photographs


Edition: First U.S Edition.

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1969

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Reproduction

Type: Hardcover

Size: 4to - over 9

Seller Id: 28478

Keywords: Classical Equitation, Burghley, Three-Day Event,