450 Years of the Spanish Riding School

450 Years of the Spanish Riding School by BASCHE, BAKEL GURTLER


Authors
BASCHE, BAKEL GURTLER
ISBN
9783901753909
Published
Binding
Hardcover
Pages
212
Dimensions
240 x 300mm

***Received a BRONZE in the 'Book, Documentary' section of the OneEyeLand Awards 2016*** A top-class team has formed to honour the Spanish Riding School in Vienna and the Piber Federal Stud with a sumptuous volume on the occasion of their anniversary: Elisabeth Gurtler, Director of the Spanish Riding School, presents the excellence and the unique character of this institution and its rich tradition. The internationally renowned photographer Rene van Bakel has captured the Lipizzaners through the years from birth to their demanding training and the glamorous performances. Sports journalist and horse enthusiast Arnim Basche interweaves expert knowledge and emotion in his texts. And multi-award-winning publisher Edition Lammerhuber - elected Photography Book Publisher of the Year 2014 - provides the elegant design for the book to match both the theme and the occasion. Text in English and German. AUTHOR: Elisabeth Gurtler studied economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. She is a keen rider and in 1979 was Austrian vice-champion in dressage. Rene van Bakel is an internationally known photographer, journalist and founder of ASAblanca Agency. Van Bakel has published four books and shown his works in 10 exhibitions to date. In 1996 he was awarded the International Award for War Correspondence for his report from Srebrenica (Bosnia-Herzegovina). Arnim Basche is a German sports journalist specialising in equestrian sports. SELLING POINTS: ? 450 Years of the Spanish Riding School is the only authorised anniversary volume on 450 years of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna ? This book shows in fascinating images the excellence and unique character of this institution ? A must-have for equestrian enthusiasts 130 colour illustrations
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