Gallop to Freedom

Gallop to Freedom : Training Horses with the Founding Stars of Cavalia

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In a delightful series of conversations, this copiously illustrated handbook demonstrates how to read horse behavior as well as how to develop a better partnership with horses. Balancing friendship and leadership, this guidebook presents the tools to appreciate horses in either a casual or performance environment. Written by two of the equine artists from Cavalia, an equestrian-themed show, this dynamic book features the author's own horses as well as other strikingly beautiful horses with whom they have performed. A visual and educational treat for equine lovers, this resource opens the gates of communication between horses and their owners.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 182 pages
  • 216 x 267 x 18mm | 862g
  • VT, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, color
  • 1570764204
  • 9781570764202
  • 299,852

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"Seeing Frederic Pignon and Magali Delgado work their horses is a joy to behold . . . We all thank them for letting us, as an audience, get that glimpse of their world." --Tim Farley,
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About Frederic Pignon

Frederic Pignon is an equine performer and the owner of his own stable. He and his wife Magali Delgado worked with Norman Latourelle, the pioneer of the Cirque du Soleil, in the multimedia spectacle Cavalia. Magali Delgado trained under master horsemen Jose Ataide and Carlos Pinto and is a state-certified dressage instructor. She furthered her competitive dressage career through the upper levels representing France and performing in shows such as Cavalia and Passion Cheval.
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