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  • Posture and Performance: Principles of Training Horses from the Anatomical Perspective

Posture and Performance: Principles of Training Horses from the Anatomical Perspective

  • 39.00€

Tags: Equestrian and horse sports, Performance horse, Anatomy and physiology, Biomechanics, Musculoskeletal health


From the author of the hugely successful titles 'How Your Horse Moves' and 'Horse Anatomy for Performance', comes a different training manual. Posture and Performance: Principles of Training Horses from the Anatomical Perspective contains a wealth of practical tips and exercises broken down into easy to follow, well-illustrated steps showing how riders can improve their riding skills and potential. The author suggests ways to improve horses' physique, flexibility, stability, core strength, performance and movement and how to reduce muscular and movement problems, and reduce the risk of injury. This beautifully illustrated book provides all the ingredients for riders to make informed decision to maximise their own and their horse's potential, and improve their skills. Based on the principles of anatomy and biomechanics with welfare in min learn all about: skeletal maturity, how to achieve good back posture, how to reduce strain on ligaments and tendons, movements to strengthen and condition muscles and more. 327 p.

 

Authors expertises affiliations

  • Gillian Higgins, Equine and Human Sports, Remedial therapist, British Horse Society Senior Coach, Specialized in Equine anatomy, Founder of the Organization "Horse Inside Out" providing insight into Management, Comfort and Welfare of Horses through understanding Anatomy, Physiology and Biomechanics.
  • Stephanie Martin, involved with horses from a very early age, with a particular interest in their welfare.

     
  • Publisher: Kenilworth Press
  • Publication date (ebook): 2015-10
  • ISBN (ebook): 978-1-910016-07-7

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