Alexis-Francois L'Hotte: The Quest for Lightness in Equitation Hardcover – contains full translation of L’Hotte’s “Questions Equestre”
Gently used copy - may have bumped corners
This well-researched book offers a look at the life of the great French rider, Alexis-Francois L'Hotte and a translation of his much quoted Questions Equestres.
As commandant of the cavalry school Alexis-Francois L'Hotte (1825-1904) was obliged to use the methods of the Comte d'Aure, but with his own horses practiced the teachings of Baucher. He became one of France's greatest riders. Illustrated with color and black and white images.
Hilda Nelson was Emeritus Professor of French Literature and Civilization at San Diego State Univeristy in Southern California. She authored of books and articles on romanticism, dada, and surrealism, and translated Antoine de Pluvinel's classic on horsemanship, "The Maneige Royal," Xenophon Press and also authored "Francois Baucher: The Man and his Method", Xenophon Press.