In the latest edition of the German Equestrian Federation’s The Principles of Riding: Basic Training for Horse and Rider, a clear definition is given of what is really meant by ‘classical riding’
"Young David stands at the garden gate of his parents’ old rectory. He begins, ‘I know you think I know less history than your dog'... and goes on to say he has little hope of getting into Oxbridge ‘but the strangest things can happen’. They did...."
The maverick Eton master who called pupils thickheads and lobbed croquet balls at slackers as he taught everyone from David Cameron to the Archbishop of Canterbury
Horse and Hound find the answer in our latest title, The Power of Coaching.