Since 2015 Debra has been actively persuing her education in Légèreté . In June of 2015 Debra spent two years auditing the "School of Légèreté Instructors Course" under the instruction of Master Instructor Bertrand Ravoux For more information go to "Bertrand Ravoux Equitation". Debra has been training in open clinics under the instruction of Monsieur Ravoux with her Lipizzan gelding Favory Narissa. In 2019 Debra is continueing her Legerete training with Master Instructor Melanie Bulmahn of Germany, with her lipizzan mare Aquila In Chase BC at For The Horse Debra also trains with Linda Kaye Hollingsworth-Jones of Willow Grove in Emmett, Idaho. Linda is the first Licensed Instructor for the "School Of Légèreté" In the United states. Linda also conducts clinics here at AEA four times a year. For more information about Linda go to www.willowgroveidaho.com Debra has recently enroled at ESI "Equation Science Interntional" in a two year intensive study of Equine Behavior and Equation Science for information about ESI go to www.esi-education.com Debra is an active member of : LUSA "Légèreté USA". APPEL : Association for the Presevation and Promotion of Ecole de Légèreté United States Lipizzan Federation President of the Pacific Northwest Lipizzan Club ISES The International Society for Equitation Science Debra has extensive knowledge of equine and human anatomy and bodymechanics. After years of competitive Dressage training, Debra became disillusioned when unable to get answers to questions regarding training methods that did not coincide with horse and human mechanics. In 2007 Debra discovered Philippe Karl through his book, "Twisted Truths of Modern Dressage." Within these pages she found the answers she was seeking. In actively searching for further information Debra Found Equitation Science International and is continueing her studys as a rider, trainer, and instructor. Debra has dedicated her life to the comprehensive education of horse and rider
The newest addition to Deb's Lipizzan herd: Favory Narissa aka 'Taj,' a 2002 gelding, son of Favory Toscana 18.
Favory Toscana 18, or 'Fave,' Deb's 1990 Lipizzan Stallion imported in 1993 from the Austrian Federal Stud at Piber.
Aquila, Debra's 2009 mare. Conversano Mima x Antiqua
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