Pilates and Stretching for Horses
This online on-demand webinar is an extension of the book Pilates and Stretching for Horses – An Exercise Index for Horse Owners.
It begins by explaining relevant aspects of the anatomy of the musculoskeletal system and the principles and benefits of ‘’Pilates’ type exercises as applied to the horse. It then demonstrates exactly how, why, when and where to perform the exercises.
The video is unique in that it shows exercises targeting the equivalent muscle groups for people.
With suggestions for fitting the exercises easily into an existing daily routine and used as part of a structured training programme, this practical, visual guide for horse and rider will help...
Increase range of movement
Improve core stability and balance
Improve posture, co-ordination and flexibility
Reduce muscular stiffness and tension
Reduce risk of soft tissue strain and injury
Encourage a soft and supple frame
Develop relationship between horse and handler
This presentation was originally published as a DVD in 2010.
This on-demand presentation is divided into 9 chapters:-
Principles of Pilates
Principles of Anatomy
The Spine and Posture
The Core Muscles
Commonly Asked Questions
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