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Cavalletti For Dressage and Jumping

Cavalletti For Dressage and Jumping


A revised 4th Edition with new photos and updates!


Every horse, no matter the riding discipline, benefits from working with cavalletti. Dressage and eventing rider extraordinaire Ingrid Klimke explains how training with ground poles and cavalletti is one of her secrets of success. Cavalletti training improves the gaits; promotes rhythm, suppleness, and cadence; and increases fitness and agility.

This handbook describes how to work with cavalletti on the lunge, provides valuable new schooling ideas for dressage work, and numerous exercises for gymnastic jumping. It provides detailed instruction on 


  • Free-schooling 
  • Cavalletti work on circles 
  • Jumping on a circle 
  • Grids for novice horses 
  • 4 to 6-week plan for basic training 
  • 4 to 6-week plan for a dressage horse 
  • 4 to 6-week plan for a jumping horse 
  • Ideas for young riders


Since its first publication in 1969, Cavalletti has become a standard reference book that all riders should have at hand. 

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