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Beudant and Faverot 2 Books Discount Package
Xenophon Press

Beudant and Faverot 2 Books Discount Package

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Save $5 when you buy both mentor and student's book's in this package. This is really the writing of three men: General Faverot de Kerbrech, student of Francois Baucher and expert of Baucher's Second method, General de General de Lagarenne, Faverot's student and president of the Stirrup club who summarizes Faverot's teachings for the outdoor horse, and Captain Etienne Beudant, aspirant to the great general and credit to the French method.

Faverot de Kerbrech's 'Methodical Dressage of the Saddle Horse' is considered the 'Bible of Baucherism'. Together with it, in 'Dressage of the Outdoor Horse' General de Lagarenne gives us the teaching of Faverot de Kerbrech. Both excellently translated by Michael L. M. Fletcher. François Faverot de Kerbrech's (1837 - 1905) first riding master was his father, General Baron Faverot, student of Chevalier D'Abzac. At Saint Cyr, his teachers were students of the Count d'Aure. Faverot completed his studies by following François Baucher. Faverot became one of Baucher's favorite students. A horseman of great repute, he remained the loyal successor to the work of François Baucher. The Master François Baucher brought numerous modifications to his first method of dressage. His best student, Faverot de Kerbrech gives us the definitive description and explanation of Baucher's second manner in his work: Methodical Dressage of the Saddle Horse from the Last Teaching of Baucher, recalled by one of his students (1891). Published twenty years after the death of Baucher, this work is the result of a quest to bring French equitation out of its academic approach; enriched by the experience of Baucher's most illustrious student. It is widely considered the best representation of Baucher's second method. In Dressage of the Outdoor Horse, General de Lagarenne gives us the last teaching of Faverot de Kerbrech. This work consists of a simplified progression of the second manner of Baucher with regard to the preparation of a horse for outdoor riding.

For dressage enthusiasts who believe that there is no incompatibility between sport riding and academic riding, this is a veritable"Bible." Its author's Étienne Beudant (1863-1949) writings belong to the golden legend of the French riding. Gifted disciple of the illustrious Faverot de Kerbrech (himself a student of Baucher) Beudant won the admiration of his contemporaries. General Decarpentry called him "a whopping squire." Others called him the"Mozartof riding." Horse Training: Outdoors and High School includes general principles of dressage and even the philosophy of dressage) and some technical considerations that are good to consider long before making implementation. Finally, Beudant recounts important memories of horses (often very difficult ones) that he had trained or corrected or simply occasionally mounted. An important theme runs through the book and explains its title: the full compatibility or continuity between the correct work of an ordinary saddle horse and that of high school horse. Horse Training: Outdoors and High School provides an important historical bridge between Faverot de Kerbrech of the 19th century and the later writers of the 20th century, Nuno Oliveira and Albert Decarpentry. Reserve your advance reservation copy today. Expected to ship in November 2014. "The horse is the sole master of his forces; even with all of our vigor, by himself, the rider is powerless to increase the horse's forces. Therefore, it is for the horse to employ his forces in his own way, for himself to calculate the manner of that employment so as best to fulfill the demands of his rider. If the rider tries to do it all, the horse permits him to do so, but the horse merely drifts, and limits his efforts to those which the rider demands. On the contrary, if the horse knows that he must rely on himself, he uses himself completely, with all of his energy." -Étienne Beudant (1863-1949)

Save on the cover price and save on shipping. Beudant repeated referrs to Faverot in his text so having the Faverot handy is invaluable.

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