Amazing Brace

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Amazing Brace by Hans-Michael Schoebinger  "With that kind of brace I wouldn't get on her", Mark Rashid said to me when I was about to mount Harpa, an Icelandic mare…

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BREATHING A SURVIVAL BREATH OR A THRIVING BREATH? By Amanda Barton One time I asked Mark Rashid why it is that he rarely talks to riders about their riding position.…

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What do we mean by "Softness" What we are talking about are some really positive qualities in the connection between the horse and rider that are based on mutual trust,…

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Managing Fear

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MANAGING FEAR How fear works, the physiological responses that it triggers in the body and what you can do about it to feel better when you are with your horse.…

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Finding your Centre

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Finding your Centre How you can use the power of your core to be more effective with your riding By Amanda Barton How heavy is a 2 year old child?…

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Exercises to find your centre

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Exercises to Find Your Centre By Amanda Barton A SERIES OF EXERCISES TO HELP FIND YOUR CENTER FINDING YOUR CENTRAL AXIS Before locating the specific point which is your center…

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