Tag Archives: Federigo Caprilli

Jumping Obstacles, Italian Cavalry Style

I found this interesting video footed from the Luce Archives in Italy. This is how you jump obstacles in the field, in the Caprilli ‘Natural System’. Hell bent for leather. Not many people today have the guts to let their … Continue reading

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Caprilli’s Natural System of Forward Riding

Here’s a video. Just watch it. You don’t have to speak Italian to enjoy it and understand it.

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Caprilli and The Forward Seat

I’m still working on my article about The Forward Seat and Caprilli intended it to be. Not an easy task – it involves attempting to describe elements like ‘feel’ in words. What I’ve settled on so far is mostly a … Continue reading

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Federico Caprilli – Per L’Equitatzione Di Campagna (Principles of Cross Country Riding)

Announcing a brand new English translation of Caprilli’s Per L’Equitatzione Di Campagna (Principles of Cross Country Riding). Federico Caprilli’s article “Per L’Equitazione Di Campagna” (properly: On Riding in the Field) which appeared in the January/February 1901 issue of the Italian … Continue reading

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