Body Awareness Breakthrough: Are You Sabotaging Yourself (and Your Horse)? #77 #debono moves #equinemovement #humanmovement feldenkrais method Jun 13, 2024
 

Can the way you think about your body transform your riding experience? Join me, Mary Debono, on the Easier Movement, Happier Horses podcast as we explore a crucial concept for equestrians: understanding the difference between using body parts in isolation versus independently. This...

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The Surprising Benefits of Movement Improvement #75 #equinemind #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection #humanmind #humanmovement debono moves feldenkrais method May 29, 2024
 

Beyond better performance, learn how improved movement can boost confidence, reduce anxiety, and create a deeper connection between you and your horse.

Discover ways to make saddling up a positive experience and explore a holistic approach to movement that unlocks a happier you and a...

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Why You Should Think Twice Before Pulling on Your Horseโ€™s Tail #74 #debono moves #equinemovement feldenkrais tail May 23, 2024
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Key Takeaways

- Pulling on the tail can harm horses with back tightness, triggering a defensive response

- Instead of pulling, support the tail forward to relax the muscles

- Focus...

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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.  

In...

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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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This is Key to Rounding Your Horse's Back #67 #debono moves #equinemovement #humanmovement feldenkrais method move with your horse program rib cage sternum Apr 06, 2024
 

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Did you know that your horse’s sternum plays a key role in helping your horse round the back easily?

The sternum and ribs are often overlooked,...

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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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The Surprising Key to Freer Hips #65 #debono moves #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection #humanmovement feldenkrais method hips pain stiffness Mar 21, 2024
 

Wish your hips were more flexible or comfortable? Learn why the Feldenkrais Methodโ“‡ is different from stretching and strengthening programs. To improve your hips, explore this holistic, whole-body approach to movement, so you AND your horse can experience more comfort, elegance,...

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Tiny Steps, Big Results: Mastering Movement Through Small Actions #62 #equinemovement #humanmovement debono moves equestrians feldenkrais method horses Feb 29, 2024
 

Want to learn how to help you and your horse even more? Sign up to be among the first to know when we open the doors to our online group coaching program, Move with Your Horse!  https://www.marydebono.com/joinhorse 

Would you like to be more supple, balanced and strong?...

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Letting Go: A Key to Healthier Movement for You and Your Horse #61 #debono moves #equinemovement #horsehumanconnection #humanmovement back pain feldenkrais method stress reduction tension Feb 22, 2024
 

Learn Practical Strategies to Cultivate Awareness and Release Tension

Join host Mary Debono as she explores the harmful effects of doing too much, both for humans and horses. Through anecdotes and insights, discover how excessive tension impacts movement and well-being.

Learn practical...

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Are You Crooked? Tips for Overcoming Uneven Seat Bones #60 #equinemovement #humanmovement balance crookedness dressage feldenkrais feldenkrais method riding seat bones Feb 11, 2024
 

Do you feel crooked in the saddle? You're not alone! In this episode of Easier Movement, Happier Horses, we'll dive into the problem of uneven seat bones.

This common issue isn't just about aesthetics. It can affect your riding ability, contribute to a lack of...

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Detecting Imbalances: What You Can Learn from Listening to Your Horse's Footfalls #59 #auditory awareness #brain training #debono moves #equinemovement #ras reticular activating system #sensory acuity Feb 06, 2024
 

 

You may pay attention to how your horse looks and feels, but do you notice how your horse SOUNDS?

Listening to your horse's footfalls can help you detect imbalances in your horse's movement and posture. And catching such imbalances early, while they're hardly noticeable, may...

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