Born in Illinois in 1887, Harry Dwight Chamberlin graduated from West Point in 1910. Upon graduation he was assigned to Fort Riley, Kansas, 7th Cavalry. He later returned to West Point where he trained under the Guy. Henry. (read about … Read More
The video at the beginning of this blog is of Raimondo d’Inzeo at Rome 1952. The d’Inzeo brothers, Raimondo and Piero (pictured) were excellent representatives of the Italian method. Their father was a student of Federico Caprilli who is considered … Read More
by Barbara Ellin Fox I’m frequently asked about the differences between seats and systems of riding. One question is sort of like the “chicken or the egg’. Is Balanced Seat the result of a dressage seat with forward seat added … Read More
Barbara Ellin Fox reviews James Ottevaere’s fascinating new book about the history of Military Horsemanship in the United States
Where did the crest release come from? Did the early horsemanship legends advocate the use of the crest release? Does the crest release have a place in good horseback riding today?