Rider & Horse Back to Back
Establishing a Mobile, Stable Core in the Saddle
In this new book, Susanne von Dietze, author of the bestselling book and DVD Balance in Movement, explains how to dynamically stabilize your back so you can ride with “feel” and in tune with riding’s demands on your body, and your horse’s, at all times. “Back-friendly” riding—the key to achieving harmony with your horse—is:
This new book includes exercises to improve:
With meticulously thorough explanations of body awareness, perception, and applicable aspects of physical fitness, von Dietze’s program helps you train without overstraining so you can ride better, longer, while at the same time improving transitions, half-halts, sitting trot, straightness, and collection.
Susanne von Dietze is a physiotherapist, riding instructor, and upper level dressage rider. Her background in physiotherapy enables her to understand the complex physical relationship essential between horse and rider. She is the author of the bestselling book Balance in Movement and creator of the DVD by the same name.