Do You Speak Equis?

Communicative Interactions Using the Headcollar and Bit

Antonello Radicchi

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Do You Speak Equis? outlines a method of communication with the horse using the head collar and the bit in a way that is non-coercive and based on mutual understanding and reciprocal respect. The aim of the method is to develop a horse who carries himself with lightness from the outset of training.
Topics covered include:
• Communicative action and receptive reaction
• Natural flexions
• Aggressive horses and how to work with them
• Interaction with head collar
• Introducing the bit
Additional Information

Author: Antonello Radicchi

Format: Paperback

Page Count: 192

Illustrations: 154 color photographs, 14 diagrams, 5 cartoons

ISBN: 9781908809605

By Antonello Radicchi

Antonetto Radicchi is one of Italy's foremost horse-trainers, specializing in dressage, and has been the director of the Reschio Stables since 2003. In a career spanning twenty-five years he has trained over 400 horses. He studied in depth horse etiology and developing communication between horse and man, and as a result founded and developed FEEL (Formation of Ethology and Equitation in Lightness), a ground-breaking technique of horse-training that is producing some of the most responsive and versatile dressage animals in the world.