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Twenty-five years ago, the European equestrian art of dressage took root in the United States. Since then, serious American riders have dreamed of training abroad where dressage has been practiced for centuries. Taking Up the Reins finally gives readers a first-hand look at what this training entails and how such an experience can change and illuminate one's life. At age fifty, Priscilla Endicott left family and home to spend a year studying with dressage luminary Walter Christensen. In this memoir, she shares the ups and downs of her learning experience and the many challenges of her new surroundings. She writes of the numerous relationships that affected her stay in Germany: her connection with her teacher, her horse, other riders, and the local people. The author's voice is honest, intimate, and spiced with humor. This is a voyage of discovery on many levels. Priscilla Endicott lives in Harvard, Massachusetts.

Synopsis:

A personal memoir chronicling an American woman's intense year in Germany studying with the great dressage master Walter Christensen.

About the Author

Dressage rider Priscilla Endicott lives in Harvard, Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570761348
Subtitle:
A Year in Germany with a Dressage Master
Publisher:
Trafalgar Square Publishing
Foreword:
Emerson, Denny
Contribution:
Christensen, Walter
Author:
Endicott, Priscilla
Location:
North Pomfret, Vt. :
Subject:
Equestrian
Subject:
Dressage
Subject:
Dressage riders
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Horses - Showing/Training
Subject:
Endicott, Priscilla
Subject:
Dressage riders - United States
Series Volume:
9894-9895
Publication Date:
November 1999
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
297
Dimensions:
7.85x5.72x1.08 in. 1.25 lbs.

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Biography » General
Pets » Horses » Dressage

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