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Connect with Your Horse from the Ground Up
Transform the Way You See, Feel, and Ride with a Whole New Kind of Groundwork
Transform the Way You See, Feel, and Ride with a Whole New Kind of GroundworkConnect with Your Horse from the Ground Up
PEGGY CUMMINGS with Bobbie Jo Lieberman
At a young age, Peggy Cummings noticed that many of the horses she rode and worked with were sadly inhibited—unable to express their innate curiosity, trust, and freedom of motion—and went about their work in a mechanical, stiff way. This inspired a lifelong search for real-world ways to achieve the "lightness" and "ease" promoted by top instructors and classical texts.
160 pp • 8 ¼ x 10 ¼ • 310 color photos and 35 illustrations • 978 1 57076 422 6 • $29.95 hc
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Now, in this long-awaited book, Cummings describes the essentials of her specialized groundwork—the prelude and foundation of her acclaimed Connected Riding program—along with over two dozen highly illustrated exercises to help horses and their handlers find a reciprocal "connection" on the ground so it is easier to establish in the saddle. These exercises, done both standing still and in motion, drastically change the way you see and "feel" your horse, and radically improve how your horse moves, responds, and goes about his work.
In clinics worldwide and through her website and books, PEGGY CUMMINGS helps countless riders discover their own "aha" moments, helping horses and riders get "unstuck," regain their elasticity, and learn what it’s like to move without bracing patterns, compression, and counterbalancing. Her DVD
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