“I was delighted to read Enlightened
Riding...I recommend this book for any riders who want to create
for themselves and their horses, both in riding and living.”
— Reiner Klimke
Winner of six gold
two bronze Olympic medals
in dressage, and
“Barbi...understands the need to blend the fundamentals of classic
dressage with modern techniques required to complete the training of today’s
sport horses. As an author she succeeds in making the theory and practice
of horsemanship accessible
to all readers, from the casual to the experience professional.”
Founder of Tellington Touch, internationally known author
Enlightened Riding is a comprehensive approach to the
physical, mental and emotional aspects of horse and rider.
taught by renowned experts Barbi Breen-Gurley and Janet Emmons,
MS, promote the spiritual connection between you and your horse.
in the classical dressage discipline, this rewarding holostic method
provides all horse lovers, Western or English, with a deeper understanding
that will dramatically increase your effectiveness with your horse.
many of the ideas are timeless, Enlightened Riding’s
vision is unique as it explores the inter-play between the dimensions
of horse and rider
while giving practical methods for overcoming blocks to riding development.
You will discover the lessons of Enlightened Riding will evoke
the sense of harmony
and beauty that provides the philosophical context for a personal journey toward
As you explore the methods taught, you will
grow mentally, emotionally and spiritually and gain a deeper appreciation
of how the pursuit of this approach
to your personal development and benefit your equestrian partner.
Riding is taught in workshops and seminars throughout the United States,
and at Barbi Breen-Gurley’s Sea Horse Ranch, overlooking
Morro Bay, on the lovely Coast of California. You can get started
book Enlightened Riding and with guided imagery CDs which are available on
this site, as well as a list of upcoming events.
We welcome you to a
world of utter amazement for you and your horse.