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Breaking and Riding: with Military Commentaries

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A guide to riding and training the dressage horse in the classical style, first published in 1902.
Paperback, 384 pages
Published June 1st 2005 by Lyons Press (first published April 1st 2005)
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Eccentrix
This is a great, if not somewhat outdated, book. It is easy to see where modern riding came from. There are issues, such as women shouldn't ride astride, and some old-fashioned ideas. If you can keep that in mind (its over 100 years old)and read with an open mind, this book is pretty amazing. Classic ideas that have fallen by the wayside if you happen to look in the show ring lately.

I don't agree with everything he says, but Fillis made an impact on riding, and I don't regret reading this at al
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Boronia
On what I've read so far: The information is clear and techniques well explained although some are out-dated and cruel. The read is however enjoyable and you'll discover that some of today's "natural Horsemanship" existed long before those 2 words were put together.
I would recommend this book to any serious horseperson. Keep in mind that this book was written in the late 1800's and at times is rather sexist.
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