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DRESSAGE SADDLE PADS

Embroidered Saddle PadDressage Saddle Pads w/ Embroidered Imperial Crown Baroque “L”
Our generously sized dressage pads are 44 inches x 28 inches and have proven large enough for even the biggest barreled of Lipizzans and large saddles. (More Information)
White w/Blk Embroidery = $59.50 
Black w/Wht Embroidery = $59.50 

 


DVDs

Documentaries and Movies about Lipizzan Horses
Starring Lipizzans and with Lipizzans in supporting roles

 

Legendary White Stallions DVDLegendary White Stallions
HOT OFF THE PRESS! This is the video of the May 2013 WNET/PBS Nature program on the Lipizzans and the Spanish Riding School. PBS has invited LANA to carry the DVD & Blu-Ray: Legendary White Stallions. (More information)
Legendary White Stallions DVD = $19.99 
Legendary White Stallions Blu-Ray = $24.99 

 

 

Spanish Riding School DVDThe Spanish Riding School of Vienna
New from L.A.N.A. and new to North America, this is a classic and beautiful video from the Spanish Riding School, now available as a DVD in English. (More Information)
The Spanish Riding School DVD = $24.95 

 

 

 

Florian DVDFlorian
This is the original 1940 movie starring Lipizzan stallions Pluto II-1 and Neapolitano Conversana. During the time of the Emperor, an exceptional Lipizzan colt is born. Two people, a devoted groom and an aristocratic woman, find love for one another through their love of the Lipizzan and their search for each other and for the lost remarkable stallion. (More information)
Florian DVD = $24.95 

 

Miracle of White Stallions DVDDisney’s Miracle of the White Stallions
This is the classic 1963 Disney film based on a true story, released for the first time in many years, and now on DVD. The famous Lipizzaner Stallions and the breeding mares and foals are threatened by the ravages of World War II. The SRS staff under the guidance of Colonel Podhajsky risk their lives to... (More information)
Miracle of the White Stallions DVD = $14.99 

 

Buffalo Bill DVDBuffalo Bill and the Indians
This movie features Pluto Calcedona, father of Pluto Bona, in the role of Buffalo Bill’s own horse. In the satiric comedy directed by Robert Altman, Buffalo Bill (Paul Newman) plans to expand on his own successful Wild West show by hiring Chief Sitting Bull to appear in the show. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President of the United States and General Custer. (More information)
Buffalo Bill DVD = $14.99 

 

Into the West DVDInto the West
This movie stars a Lipizzan from the British Isles as the beautiful and magical horse, Tir-na-nog. This is a story about two imaginative gypsy/ tinker/ traveler boys, living in a dreary Dublin tenement with their hapless widowed drinking father. But the atmosphere brightens considerably when the children’s grandfather, who remains a traveler and does not approve of their city life, brings them a beautiful white horse whom he has found near the Irish Sea. For a while, they all live happily in the flat, but when... (More information)
Into the West DVD = $14.99 

 

Patton DVDPatton
This biography was partly filmed in Austria, with a Lipizzan in a supportive role as General Patton’s horse. This is the classic movie about General George S. Patton, the man who ordered the rescue and protection of the Spanish Riding School. This film focuses on the volatile years of World War II. This 2-disc Collector’s Edition features a commentary by Francis Ford Coppola who was the screenwriter, several documentaries about Patton, photo galleries, and the full musical score.(More information)
Patton DVD = $19.98 
Patton Blu-Ray = $29.99 

 

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen DVD or Blu-rayThe Adventures of Baron Munchausen
(20th Anniversary Edition)
Director Terry Gilliam (of Monty Python) and an all-star cast including John Neville, Eric Idle, Oliver Reed, Jonathan Pryce and Uma Thurman deliver this fantastic tale of an 18th century aristocrat, Baron von Munchausen, mounted on his elegant Lipizzan, as he tries to save a town from defeat by the invading Turks. The Baron’s stories are outrageous and fanciful visual delights. (More information)
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen DVD = $14.95 
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Blu-Ray = $19.95 

 

Robin Hood (Unrated Director’s Cut) DVD and Blu-rayRobin Hood (Unrated Director’s Cut)
You know the story of Robin Hood: nobleman goes green, lives in the forest, robs from the rich, gives to the poor. But in this 2010 Ridley Scott version, it is a powerful Lipizzan starring as Robin Hood's horse who steals your attention from Russell Crowe, Kate Blanchett, Max von Sydow and William Hurt in a retelling of the late 12th century story. While it is an anachronism that a Lipizzan would be in England in 1190, the horse is too beautiful to make this matter. (More information)
Robin Hood (Single-Disc DVD) = $29.98 
Robin Hood (Two-Disc DVD) = $34.98 
Robin Hood (Blu-ray/DVD Combo) = $39.98 

 

Three Musketeers DVDThe Three Musketeers
This movie was filmed in Austria, with Lipizzans in supportive roles. Cardinal Richelieu devises an evil plot: he will form an alliance with enemy England by way of the mysterious Milady. Rochefort, the Cardinal’s right-hand man, announces the official disbanding of the King’s Musketeers. Three, however, refuse to throw down their swords: Athos the fighter and drinker, Porthos, the pirate and lover, and Aramis, the priest and poet... (More information)
The Three Musketeers DVD = $14.99 

 

The Pliable Seat DVDThe Pliable Seat
Former Chief Rider of the Spanish Riding School illustrates the fundamentals of a good seat. Herr Riegler writes: “For many years, I have been willing to pass on my knowledge about the correctly balanced seat of the rider and I have been trying to illustrate it to make it easy to understand.” (More information)
The Pliable Seat DVD = $49.99 

 

 

The Royal Art of Riding DVDThe Royal Art of Riding
This highly artistic DVD is a stylized history of the elegant form of riding that became Classical Equitation, leading to the development of the classical riding schools with Iberian-based horses, including the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Quoting Zenophon, de Pluvinel and Robichon de la Guérinière, the history of this sensitive and artistic approach to riding is highlighted in costumed staged exhibitions. (More information)
The Royal Art of Riding DVD = $19.99 

 

Ben Hur - DVD, Blu-Ray and 50th Anniversary Collector’s EditionBen-Hur
Ben-Hur is a 1959 film with a great chariot race, and another memorable scene when the horses come into the tent the night before the race. The rest of this 212 minute long film is a complicated story about Christ, faith, forgiveness, power, and friendship in Rome and the Holy Land, based on the 1880 best-selling novel written by Lew Wallace. (More information)

 

 

NOTE: all DVDs are in the NTSC format, the standard for the U.S.A., Canada, Mexico, some parts of Central and South America, and some parts of Asia.

 


BOOKS

 

Brother Mendel’s Perfect Horse: Man and Beast in an Age of Human Warfare bookBrother Mendel’s Perfect Horse: Man and Beast in an Age of Human Warfare
Europe’s 20th-century history told through the incredible story of a horse, the Lipizzaner, in a sweeping story of falling empires, war, genetics, and purebred horses. ... (More information)
Brother Mendel's Perfect Horse = $15.95 

 

 

 

Ridden: Dressage from the Horse’s Point of View bookRidden: Dressage from the Horse’s Point of View
This newly published book (May 2013) is different than other recent books because it takes the point of view of the horse. What does the horse feel when a rider is crooked in the saddle? What is it like to go faster or slower, to round curves and travel straight, with an unbalanced load to carry? ... (More information)
Ridden: Dressage from the Horse's Point of View = $29.95 

 

 

Der Lipizzaner im Spiegel der Wissenschaft The Lipizzan in the Mirror of Science (in GERMAN) BookDer Lipizzaner im Spiegel der Wissenschaft
The Lipizzan in the Mirror of Science
(in GERMAN)
Even if you cannot read German, this book is filled with wonderful illustrations. If you can read German, it is a treasure-trove. This 338-page book begins with the historical roots of the Lipizzan, how the studs, the stallion lines and stud families developed, and a history of the Spanish Riding School and Classical Dressage. (More information)
Der Lipizzaner im Spiegel der Wissenschaft = $105.00 

 

Spanish Riding School WorkbooksWorkbooks from the Spanish School 1948-1951
This marvelous book, filled with the author’s own line drawings, are the closest an outsider can come to hearing and seeing the daily lessons of horse and rider training at the Spanish Riding School. (More information)
Spanish Riding School Workbooks = $110.00 

 

 

 

Twisted Truths of Modern Dressage: A Search for a Classical Alternative Twisted Truths of Modern Dressage: A Search for a Classical Alternative
One of the most outspoken critics of the modern dressage world reveals some disturbing facts about the physical, anatomical, and mental effects through official dressage guidelines as issued by the German Horse Society (FN) on horses. By comparing these with philosophies of masters of classical riding such as La Gueriniere and Baucher, he shows possible solutions to the challenging situation of modern competitive dressage. (More information)
Twisted Truths of Modern Dressage Book = $64.95 

 

My Horses My Teachers BookMy Horses, My Teachers
In this book, Colonel Alois Podhajsky, Director of the Spanish Riding from 1930-1964, writes of his experiences in training and showing his horses, he shows how each horse contributed to his learning of the equestrian art and how patience combined with understanding and affection can produce amazing results. This is a highly readable book, full of gems of insight. (More information)
My Horse, My Teachers Book = $19.95 

 

 

 

Dressage Masters BookDressage Masters: Techniques and Philosophies of Four Legendary Trainers
The Dressage Masters are: Klaus Balkenhol, Ernst Hoyos (formerly of the Spanish Riding School of Vienna), Dr. Uwe Schulter-Baumer, George Theodorescu
Insightful interviews with four legendary trainers - includes descriptions and sequence photographs of exercises and other teaching and competition techniques. (More information)
Dressage Masters Book = $29.95 

 

American Lipizzan BookThe American Lipizzan: A Pictorial History
This is the only book on the history of the Lipizzan breed in the Americas and was published by the Lipizzan Association of North America. The American Lipizzan chronicles the early importations, gives a brief overview of European breed history, and includes charts, pedigrees and over 100 photographs. This informative book documents the versatility of the Lipizzan in America. (More information)
The American Lipizzan Book = $24.95 

 

Horse and Rider BookThe Complete Training of Horse and Rider
The Complete Training of Horse and Rider in the Principles of Classical Horsemanship was written by Colonel Alois Podhajsky, Director of the Spanish Riding from 1930-1964. In this book, he describes in a detailed and practical fashion the step-by-step methods of training horses and riders at the Spanish Riding School. (More information)
Horse and Rider Book = $15.00 

 

 

Artof Horsemanship BookThe Art of Horsemanship: Xenophon and other classical writers
This is the earliest known work on what became techniques of training and riding classical dressage. It will humble you to realize that this description of gentle and sensitive work with horses was written 23 centuries ago. The wonderful treatise is filled with useful information, applicable today. This edition includes... (More information)
The Art of Horsemanship Book = $12.95 

 

Breaking and Riding BookBreaking and Riding: with Military Commentaries
The return of a classic! One of the most important works ever written on dressage, this landmark work, first published in 1902, is finally back in print. A fundamental text in classical dressage, Breaking and Riding is more relevant than ever with its emphasis on lightness and forwardness in dressage. Yes, James Fillis is the inventor of the fillis stirrup irons, still used by nearly all dressage riders to this day. (More information)
Breaking and Riding Book = $27.99 

 

 

Training Strategies for Dressage RidersTraining Strategies for Dressage Riders
Charles de Kunffy was born in Hungary and raised in the Classical tradition of training and riding - the tradition of the Spanish Riding School of Budapest (which ended with WW II) and the Spanish Riding School of Vienna, which continues to this day. In this book he describes a complete training system for both horse and rider, paying special attention to how a rider’s actions can influence the horse. The book provides practical, in-the-saddle advice on... (More information)
Training Strategies for Dressage Riders = $34.99 

 

A Rider's Survival from Tyranny by Charles de KunffyA Rider’s Survival from Tyranny
This is a fascinating autobiography of his early life by famed Hungarian horseman and nobleman Charles de Kunffy. He was born into an aristocratic horse tradition, and trained with classical riders of the Hungarian National Riding Academy and the Spanish Riding Schools of Budapest and Vienna. He recounts his early life of elegance and culture, a way of life which was eventually destroyed by World War II, the Soviet occupation, the Hungarian Revolution and the second Soviet repression. He describes how his mind and spirit survived the dehumanizing tyranny. ... (More information)
A Rider's Survival from Tyranny = $29.95 

 

The Athletic Development of the Dressage Horse: Manege PatternsThe Athletic Development of the Dressage Horse: Manege Patterns
Charles de Kunffy was born in Hungary and raised in the Classical tradition of training and riding - the tradition of the Spanish Riding School of Budapest (which ended with WW II) and the Spanish Riding School of Vienna, which continues to this day. This is the first book devoted entirely to classical manege exercises that are ridden to supple, strengthen and, when necessary, correct. Charles de Kunffy details a program of... (More information)
The Athletic Development of the Dressage Horse = $29.95 

 

Kottas on DressageKottas on Dressage
Kottas on Dressage -- that says it all. This is a new book from Herr Kottas, former Chief Rider of the Spanish Riding. A distillation of the practice and philosophy of dressage, this guide is instructive to those who aspire to classical horsemanship principles. Kottas describes how a rider must first train themselves in correct posture and a thorough understanding of the aids before attempting to train the horse. Next, he highlights the value of.... (More information)
Kottas on Dressage = $39.95 

 

Francois Baucher: The Man and His Method bookFrançois Baucher: The Man and His Method
François Baucher (1796—1863) was the center of one of the most famous controversies in the development of modern equitation. Baucher introduced the one tempi flying changes at the canter, but in nineteenth century France his circus performances and methods of haute école training were attacked. Attempts to introduce his theories to the French Cavalry were blocked, although he is now recognized as an outstanding horseman and exponent of classical dressage ... (More information)
François Baucher: The Man and His Method = $49.95 

 

The Ethics and Passions of Dressage, Expanded Editon bookThe Ethics and Passions of Dressage, Expanded Editon
This book calls the reader to a re-dedication to the art of riding and the traditions of classical horsemanship. Charles de Kunffy challenges the reader to ask questions such as “Should competition challenge or reinforce classical horsemanship?” Furthermore, “What characteristics should be cultivated to transform the rider into a complete horse person? What are the individual’s responsibilities to the preservation of classical horsemanship and academic equitation?” ... (More information)
The Ethics and Passions of Dressage, Expanded Editond = $29.95 

 

The Wisdom of Master Nuno Oliveira bookThe Wisdom of Master Nuno Oliveira
Antoine de Coux, a magistrate in the Belgian Congo, was undoubtedly one of the most loyal students of Master Nuno Oliveira. From 1966, when they met and became close friends, until Oliveira’s death in 1989, Antoine de Coux participated in the annual two-month training sessions that Nuno Oliveira held in Belgium. De Coux was a fine rider, watched every lesson and took copious notes, filling more than forty notebooks. ... (More information)
The Wisdom of Master Nuno Oliveira book = $39.95 

 

Baucher and His School bookBaucher and His School
Albert Decarpentry, grandson of Eugène Caron, a direct student of François Baucher is considered the most knowledgeable écuyer of his generation. He contributed actively to the influence of French equitation in his many books and by chairing the F. E. I. dressage jury. ... (More information)
Baucher and His School book = $29.95 

 

 

Methodical Dressage for the Riding Horse bookMethodical Dressage for the Riding Horse
(Includes Methodical Dressage of the Saddle Horse and Dressage of the Outdoor Horse.) Faverot de Kerbrech’s Methodical Dressage of the Riding Horse is considered the “Bible of Baucherism.” Together with it, in Dressage of the Outdoor Horse, General de Lagarenne gives us the teaching of Faverot de Kerbrech. Both excellently translated by Michael L. M. Fletcher. François Faverot de Kerbrech’s (1837 – 1905) ... (More information)
Methodical Dressage for the Riding Horse book = $29.95 

 

School of Horsemanship Part II bookSchool of Horsemanship Part II
École de Cavalerie by François Robichon de La Guérinière, one of the bibles of classical dressage, is most famous for its introduction of the shoulder-in. According to Col. Alois Podhajsky, this is “the most revolutionary book on riding of all times. [Its principles are still] applied unaltered at the Spanish Court Riding School and may be seen there in daily use.” William Steinkraus writes: ... (More information)
School of Horsemanship Part II book = $32.95 

 

The Maneige Royal bookThe Maneige Royal
Unquestionably, this is one of the most important books ever written about the art of horsemanship. This version of de Pluvinel's treatise is complete with the celebrated illustrations by Crispin de Pas. Translated from the 1926 edition. ... (More information)
The Maneige Royal book = $200.00 

 

The Gymnasium of the Horse bookThe Gymnasium of the Horse
First published in the late 19th century, this book is truly a work of remarkable coherence, comprehensiveness and depth of understanding. Steinbrecht’s reputation as a master in the art of dressage makes The Gymnasium of the Horse a cornerstone of equestrian literature. ... (More information)
The Gymnasium of the Horse book = $39.95 

 

 

Racinet Explains Baucher bookRacinet Explains Baucher
Baucherism, or the French tradition of “riding in lightness” was what Baucher developed in the 19th century. This volume includes a translation of Baucher’s “Second Manner.” Jean-Claude Racinet wrote a few articles on Baucher and his equitation for the magazine, Dressage and CT, in 1992-3. This series, with some necessary editing for cohesion, has been brought together to create this book. ... (More information)
Racinet Explains Baucher book = $35.95 

 

Total Horsemanship bookTotal Horsemanship
Jean-Claude Racinet has devoted his life to the vindication of “L’équitation de légèreté” (riding in lightness) which fosters balance by relaxing the horse-more so his mouth-excluding force in the wielding of the aids. ... (More information)
Total Horsemanship book = $32.95 

 

 

 

Henriquet on Dressage bookHenriquet on Dressage
First published in France as “Gymnase et Dressage,” Henriquet on Dressage is a textbook on equitation that is set upon a framework of training three young horses from their initial breaking in, up to the execution of classical airs at the age of nine. The different characteristics of each horse act as aide memories, prompting the author to draw upon his vast and broad-based equestrian experience, thereby highlighting the value of particular aspects of communication and technique. ... (More information)
Henriquet on Dressage book = $34.95 

 

30 Years With Master Nuno Oliveira book30 Years With Master Nuno Oliveira
This classical text, which knowledgeable horsemen have been anxiously awaiting for years, is finally available in English. Henriquet’s personal record of correspondence provides a unique window into the private problem-solving dialogue between master and student. Now a master écuyer in his own right, Henriquet embellishes this new edition with 50 photographs from his personal collection. ... (More information)
30 Years With Master Nuno Oliveira book = $34.95 

 

Another Horsemanship bookAnother Horsemanship
Racinet provides a recipe for absolute balance, whereby all else succeeds. He searches for answers to riding problems from the inside and provides a thorough understanding of the cause. This is enjoyable reading, whereby you can learn to gain relaxation in your horse. ... (More information)
Another Horsemanship book = $29.95 

 

 

They Rode into Europe - The Fruitful Exchange in the Arts of Horsemanship between East and WestThey Rode into Europe - The Fruitful Exchange in the Arts of Horsemanship between East and West
This is a very special scholarly work, first published in German in 1968, and now republished in a new English language edition. The history of the world was shaped to a large extent by men on horseback who were able to travel great distances, thus bringing about the exchange of ideas and changing the development of various cultures. Pulling together history, ethnology, archeology, and the study of the horse using... (More information)
They Rode into Europe - The Fruitful Exchange = $22.00 

 

Zen Mind, Zen Horse: The Science and Spirituality of Working with HorsesZen Mind, Zen Horse: The Science and Spirituality of Working with Horses
Mindful work with horses, says neurosurgeon Allan J. Hamilton, can enlighten the human handler as much as it benefits the horse. Evolving over 30 million years to become the quintessential prey animal, equines have developed acute right-brain survival skills, such as leadership, awareness, empathy, and cooperation. In particular the horse has finely honed abilities to... (More information)
Zen Mind, Zen Horse Book = $24.95 

 

The Scalpel and the Soul: Encounters with Surgery, the Supernatural, and the Healing Power of HopeThe Scalpel and the Soul: Encounters with Surgery, the Supernatural, and the Healing Power of Hope
Dr. Allan Hamilton is a Harvard-trained neurosurgeon who is especially attuned to sudden spiritual manifestations. During his 30 years in medicine, he has witnessed operating room occurrences perhaps best described as supernatural. The Scalpel and the Soul explores how premonition, superstition, hope, and faith not only become factors in how patients feel but can change outcomes... (More information)
The Scalpel and the Soul Book = $15.95 

 

Horses of the German Army in World War IIHorses of the German Army in World War II
This big book is not about Lipizzans. However it is a historical work about the use of horses, including well-bred warmbloods, by the German Army in World War II. This book is filled with hundreds of interesting photographs of horses being trained, ridden and driven. There are photographs of tack, farriers, grooms and veterinarians. Horses, not motorized vehicles, made up 80% of the transportation of the German Army (despite common misconception.) Horses pulled everything an army needed... (More information)
Horses of the German Army in World War II = $59.95 

 

The Button Box: A Daughter’s Loving Memoir of Mrs. George S. Patton The Button Box: A Daughter’s Loving Memoir of Mrs. George S. Patton
Edited by James Patton Totten (those of you in Columbus in 2005 will remember this man who is a grandson of General Patton and represented the family at the opening performance of the Spanish Riding School tour of the U.S.A.) If you thought that General Patton was a remarkable human being, wait until you read about his wife, Beatrice Ayres Patton. The Button Box is, by turns, passionate, insightful, clever and hilarious... (More information)
The Button Box Book (paperback) = $27.95 
The Button Box Book (hardback) = $34.95 

 

Horseplay BookAirs Above the Ground
Originally published in 1965, this wonderful mystery, set in Austria, about the Spanish Riding School and a Lipizzan stallion, has finally been re-released as a paperback. (More information)
Airs Above the Ground Book = $7.99 

 

 

 

Mercury's Flight Book - The Story of a Lipizzaner StallionMercury’s Flight - The Story of a Lipizzaner Stallion (for readers 9 years old and up)
This book by Annie Wedekind is from the Breyer Collection of books written about the most popular Breyer horse breeds. Although it was written for ages 9-12, it is a charming book that adult Lipizzan enthusiasts will enjoy. (More information)
Mercurys Flight Book = $6.99 

 

 

Running with the Horses book by Alison LesterRunning with the Horses (for readers 5 to 9 years old and up)
Celebrating the turbulent history of the famous Spanish Riding School in Vienna, Running with the Horses was inspired by the rescue of the Lipizzan stallions during World War II. (More information)
Running with the Horses Book = $16.95 

 

Running with the Horses book by Alison LesterWhite Stallion of Lipizza (for young readers)
The magnificent Lipizzan stallions of Vienna come to life as never before in this exciting story from author Marguerite Henry, back in print by popular demand. (More information)
White Stallion of Lipizza Book = $6.99 

 


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