|REFLECTIONS ON EQUESTRIAN ART
by Nuno Oliveira
Reflections on Equestrian Art was first published in
France , 1964, at the request of some of Maestro Oliveira's pupils. It was
translated into English in 1976 by Phyllis Field.
Nuno Oliveira has been described as one of last of the great international riding masters and this important book affords an opportunity to study a master at work.
The Author, who reveals much of his own personality and philosophy in his writing, examines and explains classical techniques with clarity and brilliance. Throughout the book the emphasis is on lightness and harmony, the whole reflecting a deep love and respect for the horse.
reviews of the book...
"I would like to urge dressage riders and judges at all levels to acquire a copy and commit it to memory." RIDING
"The book is one to digest slowly. At times there is too much wisdom to absorb at a glance." IRISH FIELD
"An invaluable insight into the style, thought and discipline of one of the greatest living masters... absorbing, delightful, stylish, confident, totally unique." LEICESTER NEWS
"Oliveira is a genius."