On a single page, Paul Belasik has presented a beautiful, frameable large poster that should hang in every dressage stable. It is a synopsis of dressage history from the Renaissance to modernity.
To recap our last lecture/demo of the season, we have a special treat of some brief video clips! Paul gave a lecture on the history of longeing, followed by an explanation of our equipment with a live horse model and discussion of other methods and equipment.
2016 Andalusian gelding, a very fancy horse in a smaller package. Athletic 15.2 with some room to grow and a loveable personality that aims to please.
Rose Caslar Belasik's unique book about her first year riding with Paul Belasik is a special opportunity for those interested in classical dressage and Paul's system to dive headfirst into a detailed firsthand account.
Our latest lecture/demonstration event at Lost Hollow Farm was an in-depth, practical look at effective use of correct rider position.
Caposalda is a 15.3 hand 2011 registered Half Andalusian (IALHA). "Cappy" is a comfortable, responsive mare with easy lateral work and extensions. Schooling flying changes (see video.) Lovely gaits and potential to go much farther.
In every dressage competition test, at every level, in every country, the horse and rider will start and finish the test with a halt. The beginning of the test may read, “A: Enter working trot. X: Halt, Salute. Proceed collected trot.”
Our second lecture demonstration of the year, Developing a Successful Practice, was a comprehensive overview of principles for both the rider and the horse.
The weather could not have been better. There was bright sun, a light breeze, and 72 degrees for our first lecture demo of the year.
281 Lost Hollow Road Dillsburg, PAThe Pennsylvania Riding Academy is pleased to announce a new lecture and demonstration series for 2019. Paul Belasik will conduct six sessions, once per month April through September.
He spent a lifetime studying and traveled the world in search of "true" dressage. This is what he found.
This is the second part of a two part blog. The first was about music in the daily existence of a dressage stable.
This is a two part blog. The first is about music in the daily existence of a dressage stable. The second will be about musical freestyles.