Visions of Dressage Hardcover by Elizabeth Furth
Top riders describe their most memorable horses and recall their greatest moments; contributors include HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Dick Francis, Mark Todd, and Monty Roberts.
Visions of Dressage completes Elizabeth Furth's widely-acclaimed trilogy of photographic tributes to the horse in sport. Embracing both the challenging discipline of international competitive dressage and the classical art so magnificently preserved in Europe's most prestigious centers such as The Cadre Noir and The Spanish Riding School, the stunning images in this book capture the elegance and precision as well as the beauty and atmosphere of the world of dressage. The commentary by riders, trainers and judges gives the work added dimension and, together with the magnificent photography, will ensure the book pride of place on very dressage enthusiast's bookcase.Elizabeth Furth looks at the world of dressage from its origins as a classical art to its most modern presentation in the international competition arenas of the world. The ability to capture mood and fine detail, plus the sheer brilliance of her action photographs confirm her as one of the world's leading equestrian photographers. (91/2 X 111/4, 164 pages, color photos)
- Publisher : Lyons Press; 1st edition (July 28, 1998)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 164 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1558217908
- ISBN-13 : 978-1558217904