Preakness Week Wear

May 22, 2016

In a world of fiction, a retailer peered into the attire of the lifestyle of the horsemen attending to horses young and younger in Baltimore, Maryland in May. Appalled to see the lack of comfort and non-existent outlets of weather related gear she sets out to remedy it. Every year is cold and rainy. This […]

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Fracture Lameness in Horse

April 28, 2015

Like a dog who’s jaw involuntarily locks when it gets ahold of something, I wanted my racehorse’s back to be strong. Especially after retiring him from the track. His last race was at Pimlico and it was a December day. A Merry Christmas was sorely lacking in 2004 at my home. Already keenly involved in […]

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Biophysics for Horses

January 31, 2013

I have advocated for biophysics to be considered in many discussions. Deconstructing horses biomechanics exclusively is very popular. Super cool books and smart teachers are easy to find. After thousands of hours spent doing massage I am aware of other influences of consequence. Massage is a tactile, palpating and sensory treatment. To a superior sensory […]

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How Smart Are Horses?

July 19, 2012

Knowing horses, that is a thoughtful pursuit. With a lot of observation and a meditative state of mind horsemen have mined gems of wisdom and built unshakable bonds through knowing them. Excellent riding skills is one of the benefits that comes as a result of it. For example, when you see older riders, I mean […]

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Vibration for Horse’s Back Problem

April 4, 2012

Do you have a reason for wanting to learn how a WOW saddle will matter to you and your horses? I definitely did. I found the company when I took on a broken down race horse. I wanted him for a project to clarify my equine massage methods. I needed my own maximum athlete. In […]

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The Art of Horses in Social Media

March 19, 2012

There are great things to be learned about horses and riding from social media. The world is closer for like-minded equestrians as it has never been before. In no time at all you find the people you can relate to, learn from and share with. My core knowledge has grown steadily by finding people online. […]

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Comfortable Horses

October 26, 2011

What makes horses comfortable? It matters, oh yes it does. The more time spent with horses the more noticeable it is that their comfort is connected to their behavior. Horses become more amenable the more comfortable they are. An amenable horse is a willing horse, eager to do a good job. The problem is, how […]

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What I like best about WOW saddles

August 23, 2011

Live to ride, right?! Every year offers a new season for what I like best about my WOW saddle. This year’s reason is that it gives me the controls to stay out of my horses’ way. Then he can handle himself. I give him the aids to direct him and repeat the movements to gain […]

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Watching Horses and Knowing What You See

June 10, 2011

Ask ten people watching a horse and rider work through a training challenge and you will hear ten different detailed descriptions with a solution, all valid. If you ask vets it’s the same thing. Everyone responds with that which is immediately on their mind, the latest research or current hot topic they are exploring. I […]

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Get more riding

April 26, 2011

This blog name has been changed to The Athletic Horse. I apologize for any confusion from cached google links. This post is here to help you navigate to the site or the blog easily. Thank you for your shared interest!

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