Edward L. Anderson, Modern horsemanship, 1886

Anderson Academic Books

Edward Lowell Anderson (1842-1916) was born in Ohio, studied law and owed his equestrian training to a former French cavalry officer, Joseph Merklen. Because of his knowledge, he was able to produce many highly valued publications that can still be called modern. His judgment on the methods practiced by his fellow citizens was unquestionable: “If […]

La voix des animaux_Louis_Baillet

Screams and neighs

In the cinema, as soon as a horse enters the scene, its appearance is usually accompanied by a stereotypical neigh. However, as a prey animal, it does not neigh as much as the cinema would have us believe. If we humans have developed a communication made up of 80% verbal elements and 20% gestures, the […]

Rue du Sabot - Delton

Carriages and narrow streets

Turning with a four-horse carriage in the narrow street “du Sabot” was proof of great concentration: “Then, the action of the guides must be combined in such a way that the change of direction can be indicated on the fly, that the horses of the rudder are held at the same time, allowed to turn […]