Olympic gold medal winner, Ingrid Klimke, was born under a bright star when it came to fulfilling dreams of equestrian greatness.
Her father, the renowned Dr. Reiner Klimke, was an Olympic rider himself and he instilled his principles of training and riding with the good of the horse in mind in his daughter from a young age.
Ingrid has furthered her father’s esteemed legacy, modernizing two of his classic works – the bestselling The New Basic Training of the Young Horse and Cavalletti. All the while tirelessly championing a balanced, fair, and caring system of training the horse that ensures his physical and mental well-being even while preparing him for the very top levels of international competition.
Now Ingrid has written a book of her own, detailing her personal system of bringing a horse along through the stages of progressive development and providing readers with guidelines and exercises to ensure success without stress at each milestone.
The result is surely a joyful partnership between horse and rider that will go the distance.