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.
A beautiful passage for Spring, from one of Paul's books....
I think many people make a big mistake when they initially seek instruction in any field. Whether the person is an adult looking for help for themselves or a parent looking for lesson for a child, the logic usually goes something like this: I'm just testing the waters to see if I really like music lessons.
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.