Tribuna Equestre is an online television channel dedicated to all things equestrian in South America. The “Masters Series” features prominent riding masters, including Dominique Barbier, who co-authored MEDITATION FOR TWO with photographer and writer Keron Psillas. The episode featuring Dominique Barbier was filmed in Cotia, near Sao Paulo, Brazil. You can see the introductory interview with Dominique, where he discusses his passion for keeping equestrian art alive and promoting nonviolent methods of training dressage horses throughout the world, as well as his book MEDITATION FOR TWO, in the video clip below (the interview begins about two minutes in and is subtitled).
Keron was so generous as to share some of the wonderful photos she captured during their day filming the episode. “We always have fun playing in the shadows at the end of the day!” she says. Watch for Keron’s article on revered dressage master Luis Valenca in the September 2012 issue of Dressage Today magazine, which hits newstands in early August.
MEDITATION FOR TWO is available from the TSB online bookstore, where shipping in the US is always FREE.
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HORSE TRAINING IN-HAND, the gorgeously illustrated and best-selling book by Ellen Schuthof-Lesmeister and Kip Mistral, is featured in the May edition of the Tuscon Dressage Club Newsletter. (TSB sends their thoughts and prayers to everyone in the areas of Arizona that are currently threatened by the wildfires.)
HORSE TRAINING IN-HAND gives the classical practice of working your horse from the ground a whole new look for today’s modern horseperson.
The Horsemen’s Yankee Pedlar calls HORSE TRAINING IN-HAND, “A great book for learning the importance of groundwork,” and Northwest Rider says it “brings new life to these time-tested techniques, showing how schooling in-hand can improve the horse’s straightness, suppleness, balance, collection, and understanding of the aids.”
You can download the newsletter and read the FREE excerpt on introducing your horse to work in short reins HERE. And you can order your copy of HORSE TRAINING IN-HAND at the TSB bookstore, where shipping in the US is always FREE.