Interactive Arts Workshop – Association for the Promotion of the Art of Horsemanship in America

Bringing  together artists across the disciplines of riding, dance and music!  Saturday, April 27th hosted by Windhorse International, Bethlehem, Conn Sunday, April 28th  hosted by Rivendell Dressage, Millbrook, New York Learn more. Both Days are Sure to Fill your Ears, Eyes and Hearts with Wonder Through this educational event, artists will explore the various ways that […]

Visual Comparison of Baucherist and Traditional 18th Century Balance in the Piaffe

Written by Bettina Drummond This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.29 Baucherist balance and contact The title photo illustrates the descente de main and the use of the seat in a circular, kinetic pattern. This Piaffe is used to develop roundness to the hand by releasing both ends of the horse simultaneously into […]

The Via Appia

Written by Bettina Drummond This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.9 Editor’s Note: The term “Iberian” refers to the peninsula where the modern countries of Spain and Portugal are located. Breeds of Iberian descent include the Andalusian, Lusitano, Peruvian Paso , Paso Fino, Mangalarga Marchador, Criollo, Azteca, Sorraia, Spanish Mustang and Barb. Sometime ago, […]