Riding Success Without Stress-- Book 1 Introducing the Alexander Technique: Developing Self -Carriage in the Rider

By: Bentley, Joni

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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.

Title: Riding Success Without Stress-- Book 1 Introducing the Alexander Technique: Developing Self -Carriage in the Rider

Author Name: Bentley, Joni

Illustrator: Illustrated by Su McGregor

Categories: Animals, Horses, Education, nonfiction, psychology/philosophy, Reference, Training, Horses:Teaching/Riding Instruction, Care/Veterinary, Jumping/Cross Country, Saddlery/Tack/Equipment, Breeds/Registries/Associations, Dressage, Sports/Athletics,

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen & Co. , Ltd.: 2001

ISBN Number: 0851317014

ISBN Number 13: 9780851317014

Binding: Reprint; Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 5666

Keywords: Horses; Animals; Pets; Equines; Equine Anatomy; Equine Biomechanics; Equine Locomotion; Equestrians; Equitation;,