Paul Belasik is a highly respected international rider, trainer, writer and teacher, and avowed proponent of classical equestrian ideals. He has ridden and trained at every level in dressage, from young horses to beyond Grand Prix. His training methods focus not only on the practical, physical point of view, but also have a keen eye toward the artistic, scientific, and philosophical components of horsemanship as well. He is the author of several books including Exploring Dressage Techniques, (also published by J.A. Allen), Riding Toward the Light and Dressage for the 21st Century.