Lost my hip joint

Anyone seen my left hip joint? I can’t seem to find it. I remember having it at my last lesson with Kirsten, but that’s the last time I remember having it. It’s funny, I can use my right seat bone, but I can’t seem to get to my left one. Jasper and I seem to […]

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Trip to Kirsten’s: Day 4: Finding the Stretch

May 2nd, 2011: The morning started off really early with a long list of things to do. Jeffra had arrived late the night before and we headed over to Quail Hollow Farm to start the day off with a session for Bree. Kirsten headed out and got Red so she could work him while Jeffra […]

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Trip to Kirsten’s: Day 3: A Million Moving Parts

May 1st, 2011: The morning started off lazy, much to my relief (and Kirsten’s, I am sure!). We didn’t really get ourselves ready to get moving until 9:00 or so. Kirsten warmed Mick up so that I could get on and ride, and so I set to work trying to find the same position on […]

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Trip to Kirsten’s: Day 2: Locking In

April 30th, 2011: We had a late start to the morning which was really refreshing. I still woke up at 7ish, but I was able to slowly get up and get the day started. We talked over the plan for the day and decided to ride here before it got too hot, and then head […]

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Trip to Kirsten’s: Day 1: Finding the Right Position

April 29th, 2011: My flight arrived in Florida at 11:00, and Kirsten and I hit the ground running. She first went to teach a lesson for Renee with her beautiful paint mare Stella, and a gorgeous palomino Tyson. Watching the work on the long reins with Stella and the liberty work with Tyson was a […]

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BabyDoll Day 3

9 yr old Appaloosa mare. Never been broke, although incredible friendly (basically treated like a dog the last 7 years or so). Owners would like to trail ride and eventually barrel race. Day 1 and 2: Learning Frame of Mind and Round pen work on a line to get consistent forward motion. Day 3: Saddle […]

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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

Acknowledgements

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

Quote Of The Day

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
~George Bernard Shaw