Rider + Horse = 1: How To Achieve The Fluid Dialogue That Leads To Harmonious Performance
Publish Date: 2014-12-15
Author: Hannes Muller;Eckart Meyners;Kerstin Niemann
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Bringing rider and horse together so they can move as one is a complex equation. Now, sports physiologist and movement expert Eckart Meyners has combined efforts with German Riding School Head Hannes Muller and St. Georg editor Kerstin Niemann to provide a book with the answers.
Top-quality color photographsmany featuring 2014 World Equestrian Games gold-and-silver-medal-winning rider Helen Langehanenbergand a depth of detail not yet found in other books on riding theory and biomechanics make Rider+Horse=1 necessary reading for all those who aspire to a true understanding of movement, function, and their impact on performance.
This book enables you to: Interpret the difference between skills and abilities in rider and horse. Use unique exercises to improve your balance and aids. Master three fundamental riding techniques: flexion, bend, and half-halts. Explore ways of creating positive tension in the horse. Discover the three-dimensionality of the rider in new ways. Learn how to identify and respond to the motion sequences of the horse.