The Alchemy of Lightness What Happens Between Horse and Rider on a Molecular Level and How It Helps Achieve the Ultimate Connection

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-09-13
  • Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
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Enlightening riders on how to truly become one with the horse, this spiritual riding guide opens the world of molecular equitation, otherwise known as the scientific study of the interplay of mechanisms when humans and horses meet, communicate, and interact. By encouraging the equestrian to let the horse be the teacher at times, this book explains how a rider can change consciousness in order to affect riding habits and build on togetherness with an equine partner. A beautiful example of the importance of respecting, trusting, and fully connecting with the horse, this resource provides the key to obtaining the ever-elusive quest to find total lightness on horseback.

Author Biography

Dominique Barbier is a certified British Horse Society assistant instructor and has trained at a number of highly regarded training facilities throughout Europe, including an internship with Mestre Nuno Oliveira. He is the author of Dressage for the New Age and Meditation for Two. He has been teaching his art of dressage training philosophy across the world for the last 40 years. He lives in Healdsburg, California. Maria Katsamanis is a licensed clinical psychologist and is the co-founder for an equine-based psychotherapy and learning program. She lives in Lambertville, New Jersey.

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