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How Your Horse Moves: A Unique Visual Guide to Improving Performance Gillian Higgins

How Your Horse Moves: A Unique Visual Guide to Improving Performance

Gillian Higgins

Published April 1st 2009
ISBN : 9780715329924
Hardcover
153 pages
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 About the Book 

Understand how bones and muscles work together to produce movement by seeing the musculoskeletal system painted on a real equine canvasDiscover how correct riding and training can bring out the best in your horse ? increasing fitness, strength and balance ? by seeing exactly what happens as he movesPractical exercises and stretches demonstrate how you can improve suppleness, reduce the risk of injury, gain confidence and develop a deeper rapport with your horseThis unique ?inside-out? view of how the horse uses its body is presented in a graphic, easy-to-follow way to aid in improving all aspects of riding and training. Youll discover the true effect of riding and training on each part of the horse by seeing the skeleton and major muscles painted on the outside. Practical exercises demonstrate how to improve movement, build the right muscles and increase suppleness in the horse. Includes step-by-step guidance on the correct way to warm-up your horse and stretching routines to help guard against injury.