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Workbooks from the Spanish School 1948-1951

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Charles Harris was the first and only pupil to complete the 1948-1951 course at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Every day he wrote down what he had learned, illustrating each point and filling two thick notebooks. These numbered notes are faithfully reproduced just as he wrote them, forming a totally unique record of classic horsemanship. The autobiographical account of his life, at times painfully frank and often extremely moving, has been taken from transcripts of recorded interviews conducted by one of ...
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Overview


Charles Harris was the first and only pupil to complete the 1948-1951 course at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Every day he wrote down what he had learned, illustrating each point and filling two thick notebooks. These numbered notes are faithfully reproduced just as he wrote them, forming a totally unique record of classic horsemanship. The autobiographical account of his life, at times painfully frank and often extremely moving, has been taken from transcripts of recorded interviews conducted by one of his nephews, Robert Sherman. The account provides compelling insight into one of the great characters of the horse world and helps to make this book a worthy memorial to a brilliant, yet always controversial man.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780851318455
  • Publisher: Trafalgar Square
  • Publication date: 10/28/2004
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 1,141,562
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.30 (d)

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Charles Harris was a student of the Spanish Riding School.
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