A Terrier's Holistic Recovery from Hip Surgery canine canine injury dogs Aug 03, 2019

When Natalie was told that her three-year-old dog needed hip surgery, she was devastated. She wondered if her little terrier mix, Zoey, would ever be able to run, play and chase squirrels after femoral head ostectomy (FHO) surgery[1].

After being assured by her veterinarian and other experts...

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The Secret To Rounding Your Horse's Back #equinemovement equine performance horses Aug 03, 2019

Sarah, a 43-year-old brunette with the tan, toned arms of a longtime equestrian, was visibly frustrated. She had hit a disappointing roadblock in her training.

Despite working with a respected dressage instructor, Sarah was beginning to feel as if her imported warmblood would never do well in...

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Don't Fix Your Riding Problems - Do This Instead #humanmovement equestrians feldenkrais method Jul 05, 2019

A young woman named Terra was suffering from pain and tension in her upper back, shoulders and neck. She often felt hunched over and uncomfortable.

 

 How I helped her may surprise you.   

 

Since Terra is an equestrian, I invited her to sit in her saddle.

 

I...

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Girthy Horse? Simple Steps Make Saddling a Pleasure #equinemind #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection horses saddling issues Jul 03, 2019

Does your horse pin his ears when you tighten the girth? Does he get grumpy, swish his tail or threaten to bite or kick when you cinch him up? Does your horse seem to hold her breath (“blowing up” or “bloating”) when you’re tacking her up?1

Any of those reactions...

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Healing a Dog's Neck Injury canine canine injury dogs Jun 10, 2019

 

Vicki found her black-and-white dog suddenly unable to pick up his head. The dog, whose name is Nicky, was moving very slowly, holding his head unnaturally low and still. Vicki immediately rushed the 17-pound dog to the veterinarian, who fortunately ruled out a spinal injury. Nicky was...

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