Private collection

Monsieur de Nestier, ordinary equerry of the King’s Main Stable (Grande Écurie du Roi), on Florido, a Spanish horse, water coloured engraving, by Jean-Paul Daullé, around 1720

Cazaux de Nestier (1684-1754), ecuyer of King Louis XV, shows a characteristic example of “collection” (bringing the horse’s neck high and the tilting of its pelvis) and “ramener” (high neck).