'I strongly recommend this book for all. So much so that it will be added to the recommended reading list for BHS examination students'
-- BHS Chairman Patrick Print FBHS, British Horse Magazine, January 2008
'Should be given as compulsory reading to ALL judges, trainers, riders and breeders . . . Absolutely worth it, for the sake of our horses'
-- Classical Riding Club Magazine, Autumn 2007
About the Author
DR GERD HEUSCHMANN trained as a Bereiter (master rider) in Germany before qualifying for veterinary study at Munich University. There he specialized in equine orthopaedics for two years before accepting a post as the head of the breeding department at the German FN, which he eventually left to start his own practice in Warendorf. Along with Klaus Balkenhol and other prominent figures in the dressage community, Dr Heuschmann is a founding member of 'Xenophon', an organization dedicated to 'fighting hard against serious mistakes in equestrian sport' (www.xenophon-classical-riding.org).