Tag Archives: Forward Riding

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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Per L’Equitatzione Di Campagna (For Riding in the Field)

Website Update – I’ve posted a 2nd edition (improved for readability and clarity) of my translation of Federico Caprilli’s “Per L’Equitazione Di Campagna” (For Cross Country Riding) which appeared in the January-February 1901 issue of Revista di Cavalleria: “Federico Caprilli … Continue reading

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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, 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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