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Here is a "must watch" video
by Jochen Schlesse . . .one of my favorite videos explaining proper saddle fit and placement
Please share with your horse friends . . .
Proper Saddle Fitting & Placement
by Jochen Schlesse
Soreness in the horse's body, lameness issues, poor performance
and some undesirable behaviors can directly be caused by
poorly fitting and improper placement of the saddle.
Pre-Riding Exercises (( coming soon ))
It only takes a few minutes to incorporate stretching
and relaxation techniques into your routine before exercise and riding
to help warm up your horse's muscles and assist in a better range of motion.
Here is my suggested routine . . .
Relaxing your horse's head (( coming soon ))
There are many benefits to relaxing and desensitizing your horse's head . . .
This video explains my reasoning and shows some of my personal methods.
How to gently stretch your horse's limbs (( coming soon ))
There is a proper way of stretching your horse's limbs gently and safely.
This video explains HOW, along with some of my personal tips.
Neck Stretches (( coming soon ))
These neck stretches greatly improves your horse's range of motion in its neck which helps stretch the top line and helps when riding to improve neck flexion for better relaxation of the poll and easier bending maneuvers.
Belly Lifts and Hip Rotations (( coming soon ))
Lifting and strengthening your horse's spine is crucial in helping
your horse develop its top line to support carrying your
weight and creating roundness.
Checking your horse's tack (( coming soon ))
It comes full circle when you consider your horse's level of comfortability
as it pertains to healthy muscles and optimum performance
This relies partly on properly fitting and clean tack.
This video explains WHY, along with some of my personal tips.
Benefits of ground exercise prior to riding (( coming soon ))
Allowing your horse to first warm up on the ground prior to riding
is helpful and beneficial for a wide range of reasons.
This video explains my personal view on this, along with
some ground exercise recommendations.
. . . Thank You for watching