EMHH Episode 31: The First Key to Unlock Your Horse’s Superpowers #horsehumanconnection Sep 29, 2022
 

There are 7 key things to enhance your horse’s body and mind. I call this improvement "Unlocking Your Horse’s Superpowers." This episode will explore the first key.

You’ll learn the essential first step in helping you and your horse move easier and feel better while...

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EMHH Episode 21: Better Than Intuition #horsehumanconnection #humanmind Mar 31, 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 26, 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 13, 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 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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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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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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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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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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