From the real Picaria of the 18 th Century to the Portuguese School of Equestrian Art

From the real Picaria of the 18 th Century to the Portuguese School of Equestrian Art – Coffee table book

DSC_1466 copyThis book really appealed to me, as is it a great tribute to the Lusitano Breed, its history and the traditions of Portugal and DSC_1462 copyI liked how it emphasises the importance and relevance of the Portuguese School of Equestrian Art. The book captures the rich culture of the Lusitano in Portugal throughout the ages, showing its true beauty and noble character, which we still see today.

All the movements required of the horses, of the School are explained, and detailed with photos of the actual horses and riders of The Portuguese School of Equestrian Art, which really allowed me to visualise each movement.

I thought the book was a nice light reading book, showing the Traditions and Cultures that are so important in todays Classical Equitation and Lusitano horses.

DSC_1465 copyBy Pedro Yglésias de Oliveira published at Xenophon Press copyright 2011

To purchase your copy of this book go to Xenophon Press

Review by Luke Norbury – if you would like him to review your book email Luke


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