Condition: FAIR – please note the book is intact and totally readable, however there is minor foxing and some discolouring to some of the pages – consistent with age and use.

Please note, the price has been reduced to reflect the minor imperfections.

Published: 1978   Pages: 152

This sought after book by Andre Jousseaume, covers the preliminary training of the young horse through to the most elaborate and specialised form of dressage (Haute Ecole).

Andre Jousseaume (1894 – 1960) was a graduate of Saumur and a cavalry officer. He won individual silver and was a member of the French gold winning dressage team at the 1932 Olympics.

During the war, he was captured and imprisoned, where the first draft of this book was written.

After the war, Jousseaume won silver  and was a member of the gold medal dressage team, at the 1948 London Olympics. He then took bronze at the Helsinki Olympics in 1952.