In this beautiful book, dressage rider and Level 2 Pilates Instructor Janice Dulak has compiled a programme of Pilates exercises specifically designed to help the dressage rider enhance her ability for success in dressage.
While they use different terms, both Pilates and dessage share an emphasis on the torso, or "Powerhouse" in Pilates-speak, and achieving core strength, good posture and muscle flexibility. The exercises in the book have been taken from over 500 Pilates exercises and have been specifically chosen to best suit the needs of the dressage rise. Clear photos and detailed instructions clarify each exercise. An essential read for any serious student of dressage.
'Get the feel for common dressage principles through this popular exercise method.' Exclusive book excerpt USDF Connection
'Of immense practical value to a dressage rider. This book gives exercises that can be done at home and are particularly relevant to the rider.' British Dressage
'Get back into shape with this great book, which teaches you how to build core strength, good posture and muscle flexibility - all of which are vital for riding.' Horse and Rider