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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Girthy Horse? You'll Want to Hear This #66 #equinemind #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection cinchy girthy saddling tacking up Mar 27, 2024
 
Here's a different take on helping transform girthy horses. Mary shares her unique strategy that makes tacking up a positive experience that not ONLY can be pleasurable for you and your horse, but can be an opportunity to improve body awareness, flexibility and coordination for you...
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EMHH Ep 57 - Mindful Movements: True Flexibility for You and Your Horse #equinemind #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection #humanmind #humanmovement anxiety confidence debono moves feldenkrais method girthy tacking up Jan 25, 2024
 

Host Mary Debono, Feldenkrais Method Practitioner, shares insightful stories and practical wisdom on the profound impact of cultivating flexibility of body and mind for horses and riders.

Mary describes real-life examples, showcasing how gentle, mindful movements can lead to remarkable...

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EMHH Ep 55: Body Awareness and Emotional Well-Being: The Benefits of Touching Your Horse #equinemind #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection #humanmind Apr 29, 2023
 

Would you like to take something that you're probably already doing and make it much more beneficial for your horse?

In this short episode, you can learn how to:

  • Develop your ability to tune in to your horse and identify areas of tension or soreness
  • Reduce neuromuscular tension in your...
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EMHH Ep 54 Unlocking Your Potential: The 4 Pillars of Healthy Movement #equinemind #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection #humanmind #humanmovement feldenkrais method Apr 24, 2023
 

 

Many of us move in ways that lead to injury, strain and pain.  That's a recipe for resistance and frustration - for both you and your horse! 

In this episode, you'll discover how to use the 4 pillars of healthy movement to improve your athletic ability and be a better...

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EMHH Ep 51: Connection, Not Correction: The Key to Improvement for You and Your Horse #equinemind #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection #humanmind #humanmovement debono moves feldenkrais method Feb 24, 2023
 

 

Let's talk about how you can effortlessly improve your movement. And your horse's performance. 

Many of us force ourselves into a straighter posture and endure uncomfortable stretches in an attempt to improve our position and flexibility. And we use that same mindset with...

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EMHH Ep 49: Stubborn No More: Unlock Your Horse's Enthusiasm by Matching Movement #equinemind #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection #humanmovement Feb 08, 2023
 

Do you wish your horse was more willing and enthusiastic? Do you ever think of your horse as lazy or stubborn? Do you wish your horse would pay more attention to you?

 In this episode, Mary gives you tips to use leading as a fun way to connect with your horse and have a more...

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EMHH 47: Why You Should Lead Your Horse From the Wrong Side #equinemind #equinemovement #humanmind #humanmovement Jan 23, 2023
 

In this episode, you’ll learn how horses and humans get stuck in “habit ruts” that contribute to stiffness, soreness and general unhappiness. Mary will explain how to use small changes to your everyday routine to break out of that rut and help you and your horse...

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EMHH Episode 44: Help Your Horse Feel Better About Anything #equinemind #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection Jan 05, 2023
 

Whether you want to improve your horse's athletic performance, confidence or comfort,  there's a KEY step that needs to happen.  And I'll tell you all about it in this episode. 

This key step has benefits for you too. It refines your communication, enhances your feel and...

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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 4: Your Horse Has Habits Too - Here's How to Change Them #equinemind #equinemovement debono moves habits Feb 05, 2021
 

To get the FREE videos of Mary demonstrating the hands-on moves with a horse, go to MaryDebono.com/Horse.

Is your horse stiff to one side? Does your horse hollow her back or stand asymmetrically? Does he pin his ears when he tighten the girth?

In this episode, you'll learn how to...

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