Title Riding Success Without Stress-- Book 1 Introducing the Alexander Technique: Developing Self -Carriage in the Rider
Binding Reprint; Hardcover
Book Condition Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Publisher London J. A. Allen & Co. , Ltd. 2001
0851317014 / 9780851317014
Illustrator Illustrated by Su McGregor
Seller ID 5666
Cover is blue with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with color and b/w photos and drawings/diagrams. "Bentley has identified the synergy that exists between Classical riding and the Alexander technique in that poor postural habits and mental conditioning acrquired by the rider over many years are mirrored by the horse and threaten the wellbeing and performance of both...Topics covered: body's balance in the saddle; crookedness; social conditioning; tension and one-sidedness; three seats of instruction; contact; exercised for improving posture and control in all gaits. Excellent book that takes a different approach for training the rider and horse so that they can become one in the truly Classical sense of riding [dressage, primarily] theory. Oversized, 3#. ; Color Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 9 1/2; xxii, 186 pages; Cover had minor shelf wear, bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, shelf wear, in a mylar cover.