Free shipping on orders over $350.00!

$13.00 flat rate for all others.


Having problems accessing these menus? Try upgrading to the latest versions of Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Opera

Specialising in supplies and equipment

Dressage - A Guideline for Riders and Judges



The best-selling author explains his method of training by the use of body language and psychology. Picture sequences practical exercises and detailed instruction for training from the ground and under saddle shows how anyone can achieve harmony in horsemanship and collection on a loose rein.This valuable contribution to competition dressage has been written by a leading FEI judge who is an eminent figure in international dressage today. The author analyses the component elements of tests explains what the judges should be looking for and why and offers clear concise guidance to riders on performing the movements correctly in order to achieve

high marks. A comprehensive appendix on Olympic dressage gives a year-by-year record of rules changes tests and results.

Publisher: J A Allen

Format: Hardcover

Number of Pages: 352

ISBN: 0 85131 862 2

Author: Wolfgang M. Niggli

Author Notes: Wolfgang Niggli is one of the most eminent figures in international dressage. Formerly a successful competitor in all major disciplines, he has been an international dressage judge since 1964 and has judged numerous major events, including three Olympic Games. From 1981-1993 he was Chairman of the FEI Dressage Committee and he remains an honorary member of the FEI Bureau. For many years, Niggli has worked to improve the consistency and standards of dressage judging, and has held courses and seminars worldwide to that end. In recent years, he has spent an increasing proportion of his time helping riders, giving clinics on a broad international basis. Now, he has marshalled his knowledge and experience to offer clear guidelines to both riders and judges in one book.

Further Title Description: Written by one of the most eminent figures in international dressage, this book will prove indispensable for dressage competitors, judges and aspiring judges of all levels. The first part of the book discusses classical equestrian principles, the judging process and the component elements of dressage tests, and riders who want to discover exactly what judges are looking for will find it invaluable. The second part of the book is a fascinating and detailed history of Olympic dressage and will be read with enjoyment by al those interested in the development of competition dressage.

For the Horse

For the Rider