EMHH Episode 6: The Value of Getting Started Apr 03, 2022
 

You want to improve your balance, flexibility and confidence, right? And you want your horse to be supple, sound and relaxed too. But you're already pressed for time! How can you pack more into your day?

Well, my friend, I have you covered! Simply getting started by doing 10 - 15...

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EMHH Episode 11: How Mistakes Improve Your Riding #humanmind feldenkrais method Apr 01, 2022
 

Everyone makes mistakes, right? But it's HOW you make mistakes that determine if those errors help you reach your goals or hold you back.

In this episode, you'll learn how to harness your brain's ability to learn new skills.  You'll learn how to get better results. To effortlessly...

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EMHH Episode 21: Better Than Intuition #horsehumanconnection #humanmind Mar 30, 2022
 

Wouldn’t it be great to ride and handle your horse with ease and natural feel? And to intuitively know how best to help your horse? In this episode, you’ll learn how tapping into your own body and mind can help you understand your horse more. We’ll dive into how you...

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EMHH Episode 20: How to Know What's Best for Your Horse #horsehumanconnection #humanmind Mar 25, 2022
 

Do you ever disagree with what your trainer wants you to do with your horse - but you don't say anything? Do you ever feel that some horse training methods are harsh, but you don't know any other way?

How do you separate what you need to learn from what you don't want to do?  ...

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EMHH Episode 19: A Simple Way to Prepare Your Body and Mind for Riding #horsehumanconnection #humanmind #humanmovement Feb 25, 2022
 

Preparing your body and mind - letting go of stress, anxiety, muscular tension and distracting thoughts - can help you be fully present with your horse. You'll communicate with your horse more clearly and be less likely to be side-tracked by negative thoughts and underlying...

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EMHH Episode 13: Is Your Horse REALLY Relaxed? Are You? #equinemind #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection debono moves Jan 13, 2022
 

You want your horse to be relaxed and responsive. But do you know if your horse TRULY is relaxed? Some horses appear relaxed, but they’re NOT.

You’ll learn why “relaxed readiness” is essential for your horse’s athletic ability – and your own....

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These Special Moves Can Help an Injured or Stressed Horse Recover #equinemind #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection debono moves rhythm circles Jan 12, 2022

Slow, rhythmic movements can help an injured, stressed horse recover.

With my hands resting lightly on the bay mare’s rib cage, we simply breathed together for several minutes. Her breathing was shallow. And faster than normal. It was obvious that the horse was stressed. Very stressed.

The...

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EMHH Episode 12: Don't Overlook This if You Want a Sound Horse #equinemovement #humanmovement debono moves feldenkrais method Jan 08, 2022
 

You want your horse to enjoy a lifetime of sound, athletic movement. But you're probably overlooking the one thing that can help your horse enjoy sound, healthy movement.

In this episode, you'll learn why it's ESSENTIAL to pay attention to how your horse coordinates his movement,...

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EMHH Episode 10: Why Riders Can't Use Muscle Memory #humanmovement equestrians feldenkrais feldenkrais method muscle memory muscles nervous system Jun 16, 2021
 

Do you rely on muscle memory to mount your horse without thinking about all the steps involved? Do you use muscle memory to post the trot or navigate a course?

In this episode, I explain why muscle memory is NOT helping you ride better. In fact, thinking about muscle memory can...

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15-year-old Duffy and His Mom Grow Younger canine arthritis canine back stiffness canine hip debono moves dogs grow young with your dog senior dogs May 08, 2021

The following is from a reader of Grow Young with Your Dog.

“I have a 15-year old terrier mix who was has very arthritic hips after a fall down a flight of stairs. His tail had been locked down close to his body and he walked with great difficulty. He often fell over because he was so...

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15-year-old Poodle Gets Revitalized dogs poodle senior dogs May 07, 2021

I absolutely love and appreciate getting messages such as this one.

Syeeda's 15-year-old miniature poodle, Sophie, was having great difficulty. She wasn't eating and her mobility and stability were very compromised. She was getting weaker and weaker. Syeeda feared the end was very near.

She...

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