* Introduction: Why Long Reining? Advantages, Dangers, Problem Areas * Prerequisites for Long Reining: The Right Time, The Proper Equipment * How To Begin? From Classical Work In Hand To Long Reining * Arena Patterns And Movements: From The Volte Through Haute Ecole
In addition to his successful participation in dressage competitions, Dr. Thomas Ritter has trained numerous riders and horses through the highest levels. He is especially interested in the ways dressage movements can function therapeutically by reshaping the horse's various muscle groups.Among his teachers were Dorothee Baumann-Pellny, Thomas Faltejsek, and Egon von Neindorff.