Reprinted from “Dressage Today”

Baucher… Still Controversial Today

This passionate 19th-century riding master’s departure from venerable dressage methods led to praise and criticism that has been debated over the last 200 years.

From Xenophon to the present, dressage masters have attempted to explain how to correctly ride and train the horse, creating a strong thread that links one generation of dressage riders to the next.