A unique riding and training system based on classical and holistic principles stress management and the Alexander Technique. Uses questionnaires exercises and animated drawings to heighten awareness of mind and body unity with the result that learning becomes less of an effort for both horse and rider.
Number of Pages: 208
Author: Joni Bentley
Author Notes: Joni Bentleys diverse fields of expertise include the Alexander Technique, classical dressage, BHS qualifications, stress management, functional medicine and singing. After her singing career ended due to undiagnosed throat problems she turned to her love of horses and qualified as a BHSAI. She did three years full time training at Fellside Alexander, when she graduated in 1993 she joined the Alexander Technique International governing body. She teaches at all levels numbering Grand Prix riders, FBHSs and BHSIs among her pupils and is currently working on Riding Success Without Stress Book 2.
Further Title Description: In Riding Success Without Stress the author demonstrates with clarity and perception how incorrect habits and negativity can be eradicated at source and replaced with calmness, straightness and grace by the application of the Alexander Technique and the Classical school. This book demonstrates how the Alexander Technique training programme ensures that, by optimizing the use of your own mind and body, you can optimize the use of your horse and ride to success completely without stress. This ground-breaking and revolutionary book provides invaluable and though-provoking information for the benefit of all riders and their horses.