Then & Now: A look at 3 years of progress

When I look back at these photos the changes are stunning. Storm has developed into a beautiful well balanced horse.

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Brain Storms: In the beginning

Storm & Ginny

In the beginning, as with most things, you often begin by wandering aimlessly until an action starts a chain reaction that brings you to a point in time when things converge

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How the Horse’s Spine Lifts

How a horse is supposed to “lift its back” is a topic of great confusion for many riders – at ALL levels of riding.

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Be The Horse

My horse Jasper has been working hard to change the way he walks. It is really very hard for him, more mentally than physically. He has to change the way he has been walking, learning to balance himself while shifting his weight to his hindquarters. I can see that it is hard for him, and […]

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Equine Imbalance

...."Many problems (of the horse) can be caused by unbalanced patterns of tension in the body"........
....."Uneven tension will often result in uneven body use, difficulty carrying a saddle and rider, stiffness generally 'through the back' or the body as a whole, behavioural problems etc..... " Gavin Scofield D.O.
Founder of Equine Postural Training &
Official Osteopath for the British Endurance team


Photos Contributed by:
Jim McCleary - McCleary Photography
Christianne Gentile - True by Christianne
Sarah Wengernuk - Essence Photography

Quote Of The Day

In our highly competitive horse world today, we are too often prone to believe that ‘more is better.’ This has led to excesses and unsound and harmful practices that are not based on good movement and body-use principles
~Susan Harris