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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...

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...

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 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...

October 22, 2018

It's important for anyone who works with a horse to understand the function of a horses’ back, so he/she can protect the horse from long-term injury and avoid self-injury or death when riding or driving. In this blog post, the locations and functions of the nuchal funi...

April 23, 2018

What materials you need to start learning horse anatomy and where to acquire them.

April 14, 2018

Learn to identify muscle tension in the horse.