Poles for Posture
Poles are an excellent training aid for improving posture, range of movement, expression, strength, symmetry and suppleness. This on-demand webinar is full of exercises that you can do with your horse.
Using slow-motion videos of anatomically painted horses, this on-demand webinar focuses on the biomechanical advantages of pole work exercises.
Excellent for maintaining and improving posture and contributing to a healthy, mobile, fully functioning musculoskeletal system, the benefits of pole work cannot be overemphasised.
Gillian demonstrates a variety of different exercises and pole configurations which can be performed at walk and trot, in-hand or ridden.
She also explains how pole work can develop balance, flexibility, coordination, lateral flexion, strength and control.
This popular on-demand webinar is an absolute must for anyone rehabilitating horses following injury and for horse owners wishing to impove thier horse's comfort and performance.
This on-demand webinar was originally recorded on the
4th November 2020 and is episode 3 of series 1.
Following the introduction, the exercises demonstrated in this online lecture are divided into 4 sections :-
1. Walk Pole Exercises
2. Trot Pole Exercises
3. Poles for Straightness
4. Poles for Lateral Work and Bending
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