Over centuries riding constantly adapted to the demands of use. Riding served as locomotion, for hunting and in war in many different facets. Only in the 1950s the leisure rider developed. The modern leisure rider has the luxury of being able to freely choose one of the many riding methods.
The Courtly Riders in the Princely Riding School study and impart Riding Art of the 15th to 18th century, the so-called
Old Italian School.
The term traces back to the first riding academies in Naples around 1530 and to riding masters like Federigo Grisone, Cesare Fiaschi and later Giovanni Battista Galiberti.
The Princely Riding School in Bückeburg always welcomes all horse lovers, hungry to learn!
RIDING ART WORKSHOPS
The Courtly Riders fill the Riding House seven times a year a whole day long with concentrated knowledge.
Exquisit topics, late-breaking developments, comfortable conventions and uncomfortable truths are extensively examined and revealed in a pleasant and consistently logical manner, typical for the Courtly Riding School.
The Riding House is pleasantly heated in winter.
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NEW! The informative dossiers, which you get as a workshop attendant, are now sold here!
The Courtly Riders call their Princely Riding School "our tiny island". By this, they word how pleasant the completely peaceful handling with the horses and how uplifting the familial cooperation of the staff is.
The Courtly Riders invite anyone who likes to be part of this Garden of Eden for once, to spend one week of holiday with the own horse as a weekstudent in the Courtly Riding School, to get and to observe training.
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Moments behind the scenes particularly convey the observer gentleness and intelligence of the Old Italian School of Riding Art.
Our interns get close contact to the stallions and they assist the Courtly Riders in all daily works.
While observing and talking to the riders they get to know everything what a future riding artist needs to know.
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Every now and then we increase our team and look for enthusiastic staff members. Here you can get further information about the job vacancies:
PROVEN RIDING EQUIPMENT
Intelligent handling with horses implies questioning all conventions. "We do it like that, because it has always been done like that" is not enough for the Courtly Riders!
They investigate and explore the most horse-friendly methods and aids and like to share their knowledge with other future riding artists. Starting with the school saddle, specially developed for the Courtly Riding School in Bückeburg and extremely comfortable for horse and rider,
over pleasantly worn bridles and bits, which need to be lead with a soft hand and which impart the horse logical aids, and bitless bridles and much more.
The website of the Courtly Riding School includes many topics. Get an overview!