Horse Bio-Mechanics

Some of the common indicators that people use to determine if a horse is moving correctly include:

  • An arched neck with the head on the vertical
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    Horse Training Reflections – Letters To Kirsten

    Carrying on from a previous newsletter topic, I thought I would share some of the comments that were sent about the lesson on horse training techniques. Each comment gave more food for thought and pounded on the question… What is Horse Training?

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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

    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