"The very heart of the book is the information about the horse's neck and what to do with it. . . . The richness of the content of this book is way too valuable to bypass." —Dressage Today (December 2012)
“This book takes a look at the day-to-day life with horses and the work that goes into them .... [A] valuable read for riders of any discipline.” —Jennifer Roberts, Equine Journal
About the Author
Paul Belasik is an international rider, trainer, writer, and teacher, and an avowed proponent of classical equestrian ideals. He is the author of numerous books, including Dressage for the 21st Century and Exploring Dressage Technique. He lives in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania.
Paul Belasik is a highly respected international rider, trainer, writer, and teacher, and an avowed
proponent of classical equestrian ideals. Belasik has ridden and trained at every level in dressage, from young horses to beyond Grand Prix. He also has had extensive experience in eventing, which encompassed the early part of his career, before turning solely to his first and true love of classical
dressage and the art of riding. Belasik has sought wisdom from great riding masters such as Dr. HLM van Schaik and Nuno Oliveira, and his wide-ranging studies include the concepts of Zen Buddhism and martial arts. Belasik has authored seven books, and he gives clinics, lectures, and demonstrations internationally, while training a wide cross section of clients at his Pennsylvania Riding Academy at
Lost Hollow Farm (www.paulbelasik.com).