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  • Principles of Riding - German National Equestrian Federation
  • Advanced Techniques of Dressage - German National Equestrian Federation
  • USDF Training Manual (Classical Training of the Horse) (R)
  • The Gymnasium of the Horse - Gustav Steinbrecht
  • The Complete Training of Horse and Rider (R) - Alois Podhajsky
  • The Riding Teacher - Alois Podhajsky
  • Thinking Riding - Molly Sivewright
  • Equine Locomotion - Dr. Hilary Clayton
  • USDF Dressage Manual - USDF
  • Anatomy of Riding - Drs. H. & V. Schusdziarra (Anatomy of Dressage)
  • Balance in Movement - Suzanne Van Dietze
  • Practical Dressage Manual - Bengt Ljungquist
  • Dressage with Krya - Krya Kyrklund
  • Dressage; A guidebook for the Road to Success - Alfred Knopfhart
  • Competitive Edge II - Dr. Max Gahwyler
  • Riding Logic Wilhelm Museler
  • Cavalletti - Ingrid & Reiner Klimke
  • The New Basic Training of the Horse - Ingrid & Reiner Klimke
  • The Dressage Horse - Harry Boldt
  • Ecole de Cavalerie (The School of Horsemanship) - F.R. de La Gueriniere
  • The Art of Horsemanship - Xenophon
  • USPC Manual of Horsemanship; Intermediate Horsemanship through C Level - Susan Harris
  • USPC Manual of Horsemanship: Advanced Horsemanship through B/ H-A/A Level - Susan Harris
  • The Fundamentals of Dressage
  • Program for Better Riding; Books 1-5 - Eckart Meyners
  • Principles of Dressage
  • The Essence of Horsemanship
  • Balanced Riding
  • Dressage Tips and Training Solutions
  • Competitive Edge I - Dr. Max Gahwyler
  • Biomechanical Riding and Dressage: A Rider's Atlas - Dr. Nancy Nicholson
  • The Way to Perfect Horsemanship Udo Burger
  • A General System of Horsemanship William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle
  • The Art of Training (The Masters of Horsemanship Series, Book 2) Hans von Blixen-Finecke
  • Dressage in Harmony Walter Zettl
  • The Basics K.A. von Ziegner
  • Academic Equitation General Decarpentry
  • The Classical Rider Sylvia Loch
  • Simplicity of Dressage Johann Hinnemann and Coby van Baalen
  • Real Life Dressage Carl Hester and Polly Ellisond
  • Dressage: A Guideline for Riders and Judges Wolfgang M. Niggli
  • Basic Training of the Young Horse Reiner Klimke


  • Lungeing - German National Equestrian Federation
  • USDF Lungeing Manual - USDF
  • Lungeing and Long Reining - Jenny Loriston-Clark
  • Lessons on the Lunge
  • Lungeing the Horse and Rider


  • The Right Track - Sarah Venamore
  • USDF Teaching Manual - USDF
  • Teaching Safe Horsemanship - Jan Dawson
  • Teaching Exercises - Major Anders Lundgren
  • Equestrian Education - Jill Hassler-Scoop and Kathy Kelly
  • Effective Teaching - Eckart Meyners

Other Recommended Reading List

  • Horses are Made to be Horses
  • Tug of War: Classical versus "Modern" Dressage - Gerd Heuschmann
  • Selecting the Dressage Horse: Confirmation, Movement, Temperament - Dirk Willen Rosie
  • The Dynamic Horse: A biomechanical Guide to Equine Movement and Performance Dr. Hilary M. Clayton
  • FEI Dressage Handbook: Guidelines for Judging - Federation Equestre Internationale
  • The View From C Dr. Dietmar Specht
  • A Dressage Judges Handbook
  • USEF Rulebook - USEF

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