Geared at achieving a healthier experience for both rider and horse, this guide to riding position focuses on the back and its importance in riding techniques. Addressing a complex interaction that is often forgotten, the book explains how a rider’s backin constant motion when seated on a horsebecomes one of the main channels of communication between horse and rider. Through anatomical lessons and exercises, it also teaches riders how to build stability by positioning their backs in the center of the horse and improve mobility and control of the back in motion. A detailed training plan shows how to achieve a more effective and attractive riding position and how to deepen the connection between horse and rider.
"The book explains the function of the rider's spine and how to both prevent injuries and restore a sore back to health. It also presents a series of exercises that can improve equitation overall in many subtle ways." --"Horse Journal "(June 2012)