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INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF BAROQUE AND ACADEMIC EQUESTRIAN EDUCATIONAL PRODUCTS

ENROLLMENT: To enroll as an apprentice we require a yearly registration of $50. This gets you access to the study groups private forum and a copy of William Sander’s book, "Baroque and Academic Training Concepts." As an apprentice you must also purchase the DVD on Jaw Flexions (below) Included free with enrollment. Enrollment is limited due to Master Sanders time. To assure yourself of a slot in the academy please enroll as soon as possible.

 

The International School of Baroque and Academic Equestrian Education is now offering a new training program by distance. In the past I required students to send me lessons and we built on each one. The Program is now being changed and improved for both students and myself and to provide a clear end goal and achievement. Now I will offer certification based on a systematic structure I will set out clearly and the student must adhere, study and demonstrate with a horse.

 

All students who enroll as an apprentice-student of the academy are required to send me at least one dvd of you riding your horse per month to stay a student. If you can not do this now and then due to weather or sickness etc., a written test can be substituted as you need it.


I ask all students to give themselves and me at least 12 months. This may be only 12 lessons after all but it takes some time for me to help you and your horse arrive at what you want. Because I have had a few people sign up and then not realize they need to let me see how they ride in order to provide helpful instruction, joining the school now requires you also pay for the first lesson in advance.


It is $140 for the book, registration, and you are paid up for the first month lesson in advance, plus shipping. You will receive the Jaw Flexions DVD free with enrollment.

 

To Enroll, click on the button below:

 

Enrollment, Book, Free DVD and First Lesson
 

GIFT MEMBERSHIP: Give a membership to the International Academy of Baroque and Academic Equestrian as a gift! If you have any friends or relatives who are into classical riding, give them a membership to the academy as a gift for any occasion. They will receive my book, a link to the forum and a chance to take lessons. It’s a real gift that will benefit them for the rest of their life. Just send me the email address of the recipient and I will welcome them and announce the gift! William.
Email: willsanders@earthlink.net

 

This is a note to all DVD buyers and Paypal as well. Anyone who buys any of my DVDs using Paypal or any other form of payment agrees they give up all rights to any sort of refund, case, claim on a DVD for any and all reasons. Any DVD which is received damaged will be replaced but not refunded. Refunds on DVDs encourages pirating and scammers. If you do not accept this, do not buy the DVD using paypal or any other means. If you do make the purchase you agree to give up all rights to any Paypal claim, case or other claim to anyone for a DVD purchase refund. Unfortunately I have been scammed this way and this is necessary. Any legitimate buyer of course will have no issue with this. If it does not play, return it and I will replace it for you.

 

Baroque and Academic Training Concepts

by William Sanders

This required book "Baroque and Academic Training Concepts"
by Master Sanders breaks new ground. All of the special required methods are shown in detail, and in most cases with actual photographs. A brand new theory on jaw flexions is presented by Master Sanders, as well as work in hand, communicative lunging, traction and thrust. Even the Combined Effect of Baucher (which no one talks about) is explained and pictured. It is true that the Combined Effect was never abandoned and was even taught by the son of Baucher after he died, as a main part of the training. Here you will learn how. The five French rein aids are shown in detail on a horse with the proper hand positions and much, much more. A section on the lost aids covers how important the voice and sound is in training the horse. Even a section devoted to the classical training of gaited horses is presented. This is not your average riding book. You can really learn rare secrets that can propel you and your horse to new heights without any gimmicks, just knowledge.

Book included when you enroll in the Academy. Book reviews.

(click on book to see Table of Contents)

Book Price: $40

plus $7 shipping and handling in the USA
and $17 shipping and handling overseas

Book with Shipping and Handling

 

As my book is self-published I have, from time to time added new and very important pages to the content. Many have purchased the book some time ago and some of these additions are very recent. Rather than anyone needing to keep buying a new book to get the updates, I will now sell them. Once paid I will email you the new material. For now, here are the three sections I have added and the cost for each new section is $5.00.

  1. The Use of the Old Style Riding Cavasson and Curb Together in Riding and Training the Horse
  2. The Canter Piroutte and How To Train It
  3. Mental Pathway–Brain Maps, Reprograming Your Brain On and Off The Horse For Our Riding Style. Making New Correct Habits
  4. The Turn on The Haunch and Walk Pirouette
  5. The School Halt
  6. The Church Walk

 

Baroque and Academic Training DVDs by William Sanders:

Jaw Flexions:  Much has been written about the mysterious jaw flexions of Baucher. Here for the first time is a DVD with Master Sanders showing you step-by-step what to do, how to ask and what to expect. More is explained than you most likely have heard in the past. This is the foundation for our work of a calm, relaxed and supple horse.

DVD Price: $40

plus $5 shipping and handling in the USA
and $10 shipping and handling international

DVD with Shipping and Handling

 

Communicative Lunging:  This is not traditional lunging that consists of chasing the horse around in any sense of the word. This special method of developing one-on-one communication between horse and rider is shown for the first time on video. This work is a must in both training the young horse and preparing the older horse for the work to come. This builds a true calm bond between horse and rider.

DVD Price: $40

plus $5 shipping and handling in the USA
and $10 shipping and handling international

DVD with Shipping and Handling

 

Lecture #1 Work-In-Hand:  DVD topics covered: The Foundation of Relaxation, The Chosen Few, Position First, Flexions of the Croup, The Withers, The Bits, Jaw Flexions, as well as Work in Hand.

DVD Price: $40

plus $5 shipping and handling in the USA
and $10 shipping and handling international

DVD with Shipping and Handling

 

Lecture #2: Second Lecture Topics include: Fine Riding Halls of Yesterday, Pitfalls of Modern Dressage, Saddles, Your Seat, Rein Aids, Forces of the Horse, Backing the Horse, and a Riding Session.

DVD Price: $40

plus $5 shipping and handling in the USA
and $10 shipping and handling international

DVD with Shipping and Handling

 

Lecture #3: Basic Lateral Work

Topics include: Lateral Work Improves Circles, Lateral Work is a Piece of a Volt, Subtle Changes Create Big Events, Flexions of the Croup, Dangers of Lateral Work into the Wall, and Lightness in Lateral Work.

DVD Price: $40

plus $5 shipping and handling in the USA
and $10 shipping and handling international

DVD with Shipping and Handling

 

Counted Walk

The counted walk or diagonal walk is one of the most valuable tools to teach a horse self carriage in collection along with impulsion.  In my opinion the counted walk is Baucher’s combined effect "in motion" in many ways.  If you have read about this in many of the French books, etc. now you can see how it is done in hand and under saddle. My book "Baroque and Academic Training Concepts" has a chapter on the counted walk and you need the DVD to see what it looks like. Not available anywhere else that I know of on DVD.

DVD Price: $40

plus $5 shipping and handling in the USA
and $10 shipping and handling international

DVD with Shipping and Handling

 

 

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