Avilion School of Classical Dressage
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With Gratitude, in Memory of our Mentors
"When the student
the Master appears"
Dr. Henri L.M. van Schaik, Dutch Olympic medalist and international dressage judge, performs a classic shoulder-in on his Spanish stallion.
(Photo courtesy of Dr. van Schaik/BEA Archives)
Out of the Archives
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Stephanie leads the ride (above left) during a lesson at Nuno Oliveira's school in Portugal. Above, she schools her horse in piaffe under the Master's direction, and (far right) works on obtaining light, uphill, engaged tempi changes at home. Their efforts were rewarded with a surprise celebration (left) and dedication by the Master (far right). Photos copyright BEA
Nuno Oliveira, known worldwide as "the Master," schools piaffe on a Lusitano-Arab stallion at his school in Portugal.
(Photo copyright Stephanie Grant Millham)
Video at left: Training one tempi flying changes with one hand.
Stephanie Millham riding, Nuno Oliveira instructing.