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Experience the Joy of Training Horses with the Founders of Cavalia,
Frederic Pignon & Magali Delgado.
When Cavalia, the amazing equestrian-themed
artistic performance under the "big-top" tent, first took North America
by storm, few people knew who Frederic Pignon and Magali Delgado were.
But the world was soon abuzz with talk of the magical spectacle these two
remarkable individuals provided their audience - none could walk away
unaffected by the powerful connection they demonstrated with their cast
of beautiful horses. Now in this remarkable book, Pignon - a specialist
in liberty and groundwork - and Delgado - a dressage rider at the Grand
Prix level - combine efforts and share their secrets of the breathtaking
relationships with horses they have cultivated over the course of their
In a delightful narrative, readers discover how to read horse behavior
and better understand their equine partners; how to always provide a
giving and open friendship that "welcomes" the horse while ensuring he
still gets the leadership he craves and deserves; and how to "play with"
and enjoy horses to the utmost, whether at liberty or performing the most
difficult of movements in a competitive environment. The book includes
gorgeous color photographs of the couple's horses, many of whom appeared
in the show that first made them famous, as well as Pignon's spectacular
Enjoy this video showing a short film from this beautiful
About Frederic and Magali.
Both Frederic Pignon and Magali Delgado grew up in France with horse
in their lives from a young age. Pignon spent a short time studying
fine arts, trained as an acrobat and did stunt riding, but realized he
needed to learn the fundamentals of classical dressage. So he took lessons
the stable where Delgado happened to be teaching. The two decided to join
forces and never looked back. The now famous multimedia equestrian spectacle
Cavalia toured through North America for three years and continues today
under the couple's artistic direction. When they are not on the road, they
reside in the Provence region of France.
Hardcover book, 9 in. x 9.5 in.,
176 pages with 150 color photos
US$29.95 plus $.25 for s/h.