Riding Towards the Light: An Apprenticeship in the Art of Dressage Riding

The story of Paul Belasik s apprenticeship 13 years spent studying centuries of literature and observing the masters A wise, honest, and inspiring book.
Riding Towards the Light An Apprenticeship in the Art of Dressage Riding The story of Paul Belasik s apprenticeship years spent studying centuries of literature and observing the masters A wise honest and inspiring book

  • Title: Riding Towards the Light: An Apprenticeship in the Art of Dressage Riding
  • Author: Paul Belasik
  • ISBN: 9780851315096
  • Page: 493
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Riding Towards the Light: An Apprenticeship in the Art of Dressage Riding”

    1. If you're one of those people that wonders - well if I don't want to show at those prissy horse competitions, then what is the point of practicing dressage? Paul Belasik might give you a clue or two into that. At least he started to show me how to ride towards the light.There aren't many books that speak to the intersection between the worlds of spirituality and dressage. In Riding Towards the Light, my interpretation of his work is that Paul Belasik articulated a journey down that path. At the [...]

    2. Very, very, good. I have never ridden a horse in my life (only the odd pony or two, on a leading rein, in my childhood); but Mr Belasik’s writing is so technical, yet fluid, fully descriptive and exact, that I almost feel that I am there with him, thinking his thoughts, feeling every muscular move of my mount beneath. This book is a truly remarkable piece of writing. I have watched TV coverage of Olympic dressage events, but have never watched the discipline live, and have never even begun to [...]

    3. This is the most amazing book I've ever read about riding. It's not about HOW to ride. It is about the journey of riding and learning.

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