A busy start to the month – in Portugal and the ABRS Conference, England

What a full and interesting beginning to the month it has been. On Monday I had the honour to deliver a presentation to the Association of British Riding Schools (ABRS) annual conference in Oxford, UK.  I want to thank ABRS for their invitation and the delegates for their warm welcome. It was also interesting to have an insight into how it is to run a riding school in the UK and to listen to the other speakers. I like to take every opportunity to learn from other riders and from other horse cultures. It was a very giving day.

Riding lesson at Quinta do Brejo.

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Luis Valença Equestrian Art DVDs

The online publication, Tribuna Lusitana,  have produced a series of 20 DVDs featuring Maestro Luis Valença’s classical approach to schooling horses.  Each DVD covers a different theme, including an history of the Lusitano breed, working with young horses and developing the advanced movements. The original Portuguese has been translated into English, French, German and Spanish versions.  I can’t wait to see the results!

Instructions for how to reserve a copy are explained in the trailer.