Book Review – Austrian Art of Riding: Five Centuries By Dr. Werner Poscharnigg

Book Review – Austrian Art of Riding: Five Centuries By Dr. Werner Poscharnigg

(© 2015 Xenophon Press. Images used with permission of the publisher. Review © 2018 Kip Mistral)

Not one, but an amazing three forewords penned by luminaries of modern classical riding greet the reader who picks up Austrian Art of Riding: Five Centuries”; Karl Mikolka, Charles DeKunffy and Sylvia Loch all give their stamps of approval for the publication of this English translation of Dr. Werner Poscharnigg’s fascinating work.

Fanciers of the Lipizzan horse, the Spanish Riding School, classical riding, fine horsemanship and equestrian history will be thrilled to sit down with this behind-the-scenes look at a cavalcade of famous personalities—both human and horse—who had a critical influence on the development of Austro-Hungarian equitation.

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