Monthly Archives: September 2011

Taking The Plunge

From time to time people send me some interesting photographs. This particular photograph is of a comparison in riding techniques. Depicted here are two approaches to taking severe descents on horseback. On the left is how severe descents were taken … Continue reading

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Madeleine Pickens – Saving America’s Mustangs.

A great video on the work of Madeleine Pickens in her effort to help save America’s Mustangs. The BLM is engaging in the destruction of this symbol of America. Mustang herds are being ‘zeroed out’ by the BLM. It’s time … Continue reading

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Federico Caprilli, The Natural System and Forward Riding

  Just completed my article “Federico Caprilli, The Natural System and Forward Riding – The Importance of remembering it’s Military Origins”. Federico Caprilli’s main goal was to create an entirely new system of military equitation based upon efficiency and in … Continue reading

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Federico Caprilli – “Principles of Cross Country Riding”

I just finished my new translation of Federico Caprilli’s article “Per L’Equitazione Di Campagna” from the January/February 1901 issue of “Revista di Cavalleria”, the official journal of the Italian Cavalry Arm. Now it is in the final editing stage and … Continue reading

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