Horse Geeks Episode 16: Newton’s 2nd Law of Motion

Kirsten

The Horse Geeks Podcast – Where we look at horses and riding from the inside out

Topic: Newtons second law of motion states Force = Mass x Acceleration. Force is a vector quality that always has direction and magnitude. How we use our bodies and direct our energy as a force on the back of a horse has a huge impact on the horses movement. Learning to be aware of direction and magnitude in our aids as well as becoming a stable force as a rider is what good riding is all about. The forces of motion tell us how the mechanics are working.

Guest: Deb Romero, certified Alexander Technique instructor

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Host: Kirsten Nelsen, professional horse trainer and developer of Training for Optimal Balance

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Horse Geeks Episode 48: Understanding Colic

The Horse Geeks Podcast - Where we look at horses and riding from the inside out Topic: Discussion regarding symptoms, treatments and prevention of colic in horses. Guest: Dr. Gretchen Nelsen DVM Hilltop Equine in Eustis, Florida (my local horse vet and my beautiful...

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Horse Geeks Episode 47: Natural Horsemanship

The Horse Geeks Podcast - Where we look at horses and riding from the inside out Topic: What is natural horsemanship? What is natural? Is natural better? How does the horse benefit from natural or do we need tools for the benefit of the horse? Guest: Deb Romero,...

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Horse Geeks Episode 46: Self-Carriage

The Horse Geeks Podcast - Where we look at horses and riding from the inside out Topic: What is self-carriage for us and for our horses? How do we know if our horse is actually in self-carriage? Guest: Deb Romero, certified Alexander Technique Instructor...

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