Injured and Can't Ride? Here's What You Can Do to Improve #73 #horsehumanconnection #humanmind #humanmovement May 14, 2024
 

Injury keeping you out of the saddle? Learn actionable steps to help you stay connected to your horse, facilitate your healing and improve your horsemanship. Learn about mindful movement, mental training and creative ground exercises.

Use your recovery time to deepen your connection...

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Is Your Anxiety Making Your Dog Reactive? #20 #canine #humanmind anxiety canine connection stress stress reduction stress relief May 14, 2024
 

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Feeling stressed on walks because your dog reacts to things like bikes, skateboards or other dogs? You're not alone!  Discover how your anxiety can affect your dog's behavior.

Learn innovative ways to stay...

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Laid Up Horse? Here's How to Make the Most of It #72 #debono moves #horsehumanconnection #horsemind #horsemovement May 08, 2024
 
 
Horse sidelined with an injury? Don't despair!

Join Mary Debono, your equine expert, as she unveils the silver lining within stall rest. In this episode, you'll discover how to transform recovery time into relationship-building gold.


Master the art of mindful movement: ...

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Helping Your Dog Enjoy Having Their Paws Touched #19 #canine #debono moves May 06, 2024
 

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- In this episode, learn tips on making dogs comfortable with paw handling

- With your dog relaxed, begin by incidentally touching a paw with something like your leg or something else that’s not your hand...

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Do You Have Unrealistic Expectations for Your Horse? #71 #debono moves #horsehumanconnection #horsemind #horsemovement horsepodcast May 01, 2024
 

Does your horse sometimes seem reluctant or struggle with the activities you've chosen?  

Too often, owners force horses into roles or disciplines unsuitable for their physical abilities or temperament. 

The key to harmony is finding mutually enjoyable activities for both horse...

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"Untrainable" Dog or Unwilling Human? #18 #canine canine connection Apr 29, 2024
 

Kristi Noem, the governor of South Dakota, admitted (bragged?)in her book to shooting her young dog Cricket, a 14-month-old wire-haired pointer pup, in the face and killing her. She also wrote that she killed her unnamed, uncastrated goat the same day, in the same gravel pit. 


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How to Work with a Horse Who Moves Away from Your Touch #70 #debono moves #equinemind #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection Apr 23, 2024
 

Maybe you’re learning a new form of bodywork and you can’t wait to use it to help your horse. But your horse says, “No thanks!”

In this episode, you'll hear about the strategies I use to help horses relax, enjoy and benefit from hands-on work.  

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Working with Dogs Who Dislike Being Touched #17 #canine #debono moves anxious canine behavior Apr 22, 2024
 

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Learn strategies for working with touch-averse dogs through heartwarming stories of transformation.

From an Akita's orthopedic challenges to a senior dog's mobility struggles, discover non-confrontational...

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Are You Addicted to Struggling with Your Horse? #69 #horsehumanconnection #humanmind feldenkrais method Apr 18, 2024
 

Do you HAVE to try so hard? Or is it a habit? A compulsion? For many of us, we're so used to trying hard, to struggling, that we forget that things could feel easier for us and our horses.

 

This episode discusses the common "addiction" to struggling with horses and its negative...

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Are You Addicted to Stressing About Your Dog? #16 #brain training #canine #humanmind canine connection Apr 16, 2024
 

Stressing is often a habit. A bad one! Training the brain to focus on what's going well can break the habit of constantly finding what's wrong.

Your brain can be trained to focus on the positive, leading to more positive experiences in life. This mindset shift can create a richer, more...

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Release Tension and Increase Flexibility by Rocking Your Horse #68 #debono moves #equinemind #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection rocking Apr 08, 2024
 

Rocking your horse can have positive effects on horse's muscles, nervous system, and overall movement. Rocking should be done with lightness, effortlessness, and pleasure for both horse and rider. Being well-organized and coordinated is important for effective communication with the...

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The Invisible Link: How Human Well-Being Affects Canine Health #15 #canine #debono moves canine connection Apr 08, 2024
 

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Key Takeaways from this episode:

- There's often a correlation between physical issues in dogs and their human owners


- Addressing both the human and the dog is important for resolving issues

 

- Humans'...

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