Dressage with Kyra

The Kyra Kyrklund Training Method

Kyra Kyrklund

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Kyra Kyrklund is one of the world's most talented dressage riders, and in this updated and revised edition of her very successful book she explains the unique system of training that has brought her repeated success with numerous horses, from the lower levels to Grand Prix. Step-by-step she guides the rider through what she calls her basic “ABCs,” revealing how she teaches horses to work hard, happily, while using the lightest aids possible. Throughout, she stresses the importance of an open and honest two-way communication between horse and rider—and above all else, a training system that is fair and enjoyable.

Features three new chapters, including one on Kyrklund's famous horses, and many new photographs.

Additional Information

Author: Kyra Kyrklund

Format: Hardcover

Page Count: 144

Illustrations: 55 color photos

ISBN: 9781570764332

By Kyra Kyrklund

Kyra Kyrklund’s training and riding career has kept her at the top of world-class dressage for many years. She has trained and successfully competed no less than thirteen different horses at international Grand Prix standard—an outstanding achievement, which few riders could ever emulate. In her native Finland, she has been National Dressage Champion ten times; she has taken part in five successive Olympic Games, won a silver medal at the World Equestrian Games in 1990, and won the Volvo World Cup final in 1991. Kyrklund’s world-famous horses include Matador, Edinburg, Flyinge Amiral, and Master. She currently runs her own dressage center in the south of England.

Horse Illustrated Says:

“This book is inspiration, pure and simple.”