Philippe Karl, one of today’s leading figures in the Art of Classical Riding and an outspoken critic of coercive training methods, is the author of various publications. In his books, DVDs and articles, he offers in-depth analyses of the respective subject and proposes a classical alternative based on understanding, competence and respect for the horse.

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