Archive for July 2016

A Change is as Good as a Rest

Feature photo: Pamela Graff with Winter’s at Wildfire Farm Article written by: Hilary M. Clayton, BVMS, PhD, DACVSMR, MRCVS – Professor and McPhail Dressage Chair, Emerita   The purpose of conditioning is to prepare the athletic horse to perform his work easily and without undue fatigue. On the one hand, we need to provide the horse with a read more…

What Do You Have In Common With Your Horse?

  Relax… That’s right, you, relax. Take a breath, like you mean it. Check in, where are you holding your tension? Feel into this tension, can it get softer? There is a very good chance that your horse holds their tension in the same place. Ask yourself, like you would ask your horse. Are you read more…