Everything has a background. You can retrace the considerate riding culture in Bückeburg on the basis of documents till pre-Christian times. Transmitted to modern times you can read it like a declaration of love.
Here in the Princely Riding School it is not the human ambition that rules the everyday training of horses and riders, but the knowledge of the ancient masters.
The Courtly Riders are very open towards other ways of riding and practice the concept that you can learn everywhere - because "our heads are round so our thoughts can change direction" (Francis Picabia).
AS A FRIEND
People who were good riders had a big survival benefit over milleniums and the art of riding evolved at several places in the world at one time up to heyday. In Europe mainly the noble aristocrates sometimes studied for decades war riding and Riding Art at riding academies (private or government-funded) or at Courtly Riding Schools (run by noble courts).
At that time horses have not only been used as lifesavers, prestige objects or weapons, they were also highly appreciated friends, to whom everything was offered so that they had a long and healthy life. Frequently horses reached the age of 30. .
"THE FUNDAMENT OF EVERYTHING SHOULD BE
THE WELL-BEING AND HEALTH
OF THE HORSE"