VIDEO: Equine McTimoney Manipulation Therapy with Back In Line: one awesome horse gets a treatment!

Posture can affect everything. Attitude, willingness to make an effort, comfort during the effort, motivation. Muscular imbalances in horses can over time lead to permanent changes in their conformation making movement difficult. Skilful training helps enormously with imbalances and one-sidedness but there are issues that may have lingered throughout the horse’s body for years, perhaps even…

VIDEO Team Blogger Mariana Broucher shares great, quick and easy exercise for those stiff ankles and lost stirrups!

Today we had to resort to more unconventional methods: Stella keeps slipping her lower leg back. She struggles to keep it forward, especially when she is a bit unsure. A little stress, something new, or even simple up, or down transitions; that leg just won’t stay in place. As a result her foot won’t stay…

HOW TO : Do “more” outside rein, ride “straight” on circles and how NOT to lean in the corners – quick, visual imagery and awareness exercise

This imagery and an experiment/exercise described below might be useful for riders who: – are often told to use “more” outside rein – struggle with riding corners and cut them often – have tendency to shorten or laterally overbend the horse through the neck when riding turns and/or circles – lean forwards and/or lose neutral…