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I know I am not alone in my struggle to override the â€œIâ€™m too oldâ€ bomb because I hear those very words come out of my students regularly. If it is not in reference to themselves, then it is in reference to their 10, 12, 15 or 19 year old horses as we begin the rehab process.
Instead of going over my version of Gavinâ€™s clinic, I thought you might enjoy some direct quotes. I taped as much as I could from Gavin’s lecture in Kentucky, October 2009.
Some of the common indicators that people use to determine if a horse is moving correctly include:
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Training Rain Day 2 Tiffany, Wednesday, Feb. 8 Day two was surprising and pretty cool! I went out to catch Rain on my own, sans cookies or grain. I did place the halter in my hoodie pocket, so my hands were free. When I was about 10 feet away, she took off, but not...
I recently helped Jim McDonald (another local trainer that works at our equestrian center) with a clinic, and enjoyed riding with a group for the first time in a very long time. Storm and I have been progressing, and it was nice to push our boundaries again in a...
Its only been 3 weeks since our last lesson since we adjusted the date to avoid the upcoming Father's Day holiday. Being spring and early summer this is our busiest time of year. The weekend after our lesson was the Memorial Day Holiday and included a one day clinic...
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The Horse Geeks Podcast - Where we look at horses and riding from the inside out Topic: Why we need visual feedback and how to work with pics and video to improve our own riding skills and balance. Guest: Deb Romero, certified Alexander Technique Instructor...
The Horse Geeks Podcast - Where we look at horses and riding from the inside out Topic: Ways to hack our own nervous system as riders in order to make improvements to our balance in the saddle. Guest: Deb Romero, certified Alexander Technique Instructor...
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