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February 25, 2019

Anatomy Pronunciation

erector spi· nae | \ -ˈspē-nə (erector spinae)
lon· gis· si· mus | \ län-ˈjis-i-məs (longissimus)

As stated by Jean-Marie Denoix in Biomechanics and Physical Training of the Horse when the horse lowers the neck the thoracic fle...

February 18, 2019

What happens to the horse muscularly when the horse grazes. Is it good or bad posture?

January 23, 2019

For some it can be difficult to imagine the horse as a natural creature because of his necessity to the building of civilizations throughout history. The horse has played an integral role for humanity’s growth throughout the world. However, despite the horse’s domestic...

January 16, 2019

Pronunciation of muscles

  • (Trapezius) tra·​pe·​zi·​us | \trə-ˈpē-zē-əs

  • (Longissimus) lon·​gis·​si·​mus | \län-ˈjis-i-məs

  • (Psoas) pso·​as | \ˈsō-əs (silent “P”)

  • (External Abdominal Oblique) ex·​ter·​nal | \ek-ˈstər-nᵊl \ab-dom-uh-nl | \ō-ˈblēk

  • (Tra...

January 4, 2019

Pronunciation of muscles

  • (Trapezius) tra·​pe·​zi·​us | \trə-ˈpē-zē-əs

  • (Longissimus) lon·​gis·​si·​mus | \län-ˈjis-i-məs

  • (Psoas) pso·​as | \ˈsō-əs (silent “P”)

  • (External Abdominal Oblique) ex·​ter·​nal | \ek-ˈstər-nᵊl \ab-dom-uh-nl | \ō-ˈblēk

  • (Tra...

December 6, 2018

Highlights: 

  • Understanding relaxation of the neck 

  • Bones of the neck 

  • Help your horse find relief 

  • Exercises to help heal or avoid forced longitudinal flexion 

Pronunciation 

  • cer-vi-cal ver-te-brae

  • nu-chal lig-a-ment 

  • nu-chal la-mina

  • ...

November 21, 2018

Highlights: 

  • Identify the saddle support area

  • How the horse must move to build rider support 

  • Understanding the thoracic vertebrae 

  • Identifying lift in the horse's back

Pronunciation 
lon-gi-ssi-mus dor-si
thor-aco-lum-bar
la-ti-ssi-mus 

Rider S...

November 10, 2018

How to identify some of its early signs of development in the trapezius muscle.

Highlights:

  • Identify a properly developed trapezius

  • How fat can cover the trapezius 

  • Recognizing the underdeveloped muscle

  • How to exercise your horse to develop the trapezi...

October 31, 2018

Highlights:

  • Names of bones in the tongue

  • Muscle Attachments 

  • Riding habits

  • Equine posture affecting relaxation and tension

  • Personal Assessment 


 

Anatomy of the tongue
The horse has a set of bones referred to as the hyoid. These small bones ma...

October 24, 2018


Highlights:

  • Names of bones in the poll 

  • Muscle Attachments 

  • Posture affecting relaxation and tension

Fulle Transcript

The major bones making up the poll are the occipital, the temporal, the parietal, and interparietal.  

Pronunciatio...