Tag Archives: Riding

Yet another good reason to always ride with a helmet!

This is just another illustration of why one should always wear a helmet while riding. Teenager kicked in the head by a horse after jumping (http://www.riders4helmets.com) I cannot over-emphasize the importance of riding with a helmet.

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The Horseman as Historian – Advice to Young and Old Riders

It has been said that history is the least expensive lesson one can get on how to avoid making mistakes. This is especially true when it comes to horsemanship yet very few horsemen ever take the time to become well … 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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