EMHH Episode 1: You Have to Do This Before Your Horse Can Improve #equinemind #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection #humanmind #humanmovement feldenkrais riders Jan 14, 2021
 

Click here to get the FREE videos of Mary demonstrating the hands-on moves with horses.

My goal in this podcast is to help you discover how you and your horse could have balanced fluid movement or relaxed mind, and a joyful connection with each other.

And one of the ways that I do...

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EMHH Episode 0: Introduction to Easier Movement, Happier Horses feldenkrais horses podcast riders Jan 11, 2021
 

Are you or your horse stiff, crooked or tense? Are you dealing with aging, injury, arthritis or anxiety? Do you want more flexibility, balance or confidence?

In this introductory episode, learn how international Feldenkrais® teacher, NLP Practitioner and bestselling author Mary...

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The Strangest Reason to Sabotage Your Goals #humanmind #humanmovement feldenkrais method rider Oct 06, 2020

 

I stared at the phone in my hand.

Did I hear that right?

"Excuse me, did you say, 'yogurt?' You can't come to your brother's memorial service because you have YOGURT?"

 

"Yeah, I did. You know how some people have animals? And some people have plants? Well, I have yogurt.

"And I can't...

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Video Webinar - Using Feldenkrais to Improve Equine Performance and Partnership #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection feldenkrais horses rib rope Sep 02, 2020

Do you know who's been busy during the pandemic?

Wendy Murdoch!

 

An international clinician and creator of the SURE FOOT® equine stability program, Wendy has been using her stay-at-home time to interview DOZENS of equine experts.

 

And I'm honored to be one of them! 

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Healing Sweet Pea's Suspensory Ligament Injury #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection equine performance suspensory ligament Aug 11, 2020

 

The chestnut horse stood before me, her long mane gracing her arched neck.

I watched as the veterinarian and the horse’s person looked at a radiograph of the mare’s left front lower leg, which showed a clearly defined suspensory ligament.

 

The vet explained to the woman...

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From Oh Sh*t to Okay #humanmind canine dogs Aug 06, 2020

Want to know how the Airedale recovered so quickly from carpal arthritis?

Curious how a yellow Lab returned to soundness after a devastating knee ligament injury?

Wondering how a 70-pound dog with debilitating spinal arthritis started running and playing again?   

 

They all had...

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Need Confidence? Try This Hack Instead #humanmind confidence equestrians Aug 03, 2020

“I wish I had more confidence when I ride.”

I hear that over and over.

Riders constantly wish they had more confidence in the saddle.

 

 

As if confidence were a trait that some people were born with, like green eyes.

Or something you could order on Amazon.

Want confidence?...

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Why I Hired a Hunky, 22-year-old Personal Trainer #horsehumanconnection #horsemind #humanmovement positive reinforcement training Aug 01, 2020

Why I Hired a Hunky, 22-year-old Personal Trainer

Resting heart rate: 53. This healthy metric is due, in large part, to my personal trainer. But why did I, a female in my 50’s, hire a buff, 22-year-old dude to help me reach my fitness goals?

Well, there are the obvious reasons. For...

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Think Outside the Stall #equinemovement #humanmind equine performance Aug 01, 2020

The chestnut horse’s life changed so drastically, so wonderfully, that having the ability to pick up both leads easily is hardly worth mentioning.

Except that the story starts with a problem at the canter. And an upcoming horse show. A big one.

 

I was teaching a two-week ...

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Would Your Horse Know What to Do? #equinemind #horsehumanconnection horse horses Jul 23, 2020

 

Help me! Help me!

The man called out as he came lurching down the path, a rifle clutched against his chest.

Yikes!

 

I was hand walking my leopard Appaloosa, Spotzy, with a friend when we noticed the armed man coming towards us.

Quickly realizing that the man’s...

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Is your horse happy in his work? Are you? #humanmind equestrians mindset riders Jul 16, 2020

Have you ever wondered if your horse is happy in his work?

 

Does responding to your cues make your horse feel good? Or is he simply conditioned to respond to your aids?

 

In other words, what’s your horse’s motivation for working with you?

 

Many equestrians never ask...

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A New Use For Polo Wraps #humanmovement equestrians exercises feldenkrais feldenkrais method humans Jun 23, 2020

Go grab two polo wraps, standing bandages or even a couple of hand towels out of your linen closet.

Then lie down on the floor and join Mary in a short, super effective exercise to activate your deep core muscles.

You'll learn how to both relax your back AND get stronger and more coordinated all...

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